Daniel Ennis

Born: March 30, 1954

Died: November 28, 2015

Services: St. Joseph's RC Church-Rossville Thursday, December 3, 2015 10:00AM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Tuesday, December 1, 2015 7-9PM & Wednesday, December 2, 2015 2-4 & 7-9PM

Daniel Ennis, 61, of Tottenville, a retired deckhand, steadfast family man and sports enthusiast, died Saturday at home.

The lifelong Staten Islander was born and raised in Great Kills and settled in Tottenville 35 years ago.

He graduated from McKee High School.

A member of Local 25, International Union of Operating Engineers, Mr. Ennis worked on tugboats and dredgers for 25 years. He then worked for the Staten Island Ferry, also as a deckhand, for 11 years, until retiring in 2008.

He was a loyal Washington Redskins and New York Yankees fan and enjoyed watching NASCAR racing.

Mr. Ennis also was fond of fishing and spending time on his boat.

He loved spending time with his grandchildren and having them with him.

Surviving are his wife of 38 years, the former Wendy Ahlin; his son, Brian; his daughter, Elizabeth Roppolo, and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be Thursday from the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Rossville. Arrangements include cremation.

Cemetery: Rosehill Crematory (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: St. Joseph's RC Church-Rossville (Map)

Posted at: 11/30/2015 10:00:57 PM By:

Carol (Booth) Flannery

Email Address: [email protected]

Dear Wendy and family....
My deepest sympathy everyone. You are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss.
My. Condolences
Carol (Booth) Flannery