Daniel Louis Pautz of Ellenville, NY, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Northern Dutchess Hospital. He was 83 years old. Daniel was born on September 20, 1933 in Elmira, NY; he was the son of Robert and Marion (Matthews) Pautz.
Daniel was a veteran of the United States Navy having served aboard USS Diamond Head and was honorably discharged in 1954. He had worked as a Correction Officer for numerous facilities and retired as a Lieutenant from Georgetown in 1991. Daniel was an avid sports fan. He was a member of the American Legion Cook-Taylor Post 111 and was a communicant of St. Mary and St. Andrew’s Church in Ellenville.
Daniel is survived by his loving wife Carol Ann (Schoonmaker) Pautz whom he married on October 10, 1970; his children, Matthew Pautz and his wife Rachel of Haines City, FL, Scott Pautz of Horseheads, NY, Jennifer Budd and her husband Kevin of Ellenville, NY, Lisa Fanelli and her companion Brian of Elmira, NY, Kerry Peworchik and her husband Kenneth of Horseheads, NY and Marilee Liddick and her husband Ronald of Horseheads, NY; his brother-in-law George Morich of Elmira, NY; sister-in-law Joan Wilhelm and her husband John of Napanoch, NY; fifteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Patricia Pautz; 5 nieces and 2 nephews.
In addition to his parents Daniel is predeceased by his sister MaryEllen Morich.
Visiting will be held on Thursday, July 13th from 2-4 and 7-9pm at Loucks Funeral Home: 79 N. Main St., Ellenville, NY. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10am at St. Mary and St. Andrew’s Church. Burial with military honors will follow in Fantinekill Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in Daniel’s name to: Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, 100 Woods, Rd., Valhalla, NY 10595 where Hayden received extraordinary care.