Daniel Gourley

Obituary of Daniel Gourley

Daniel Gourley, age 63, beloved husband of Barbara Davis Gourley, died December 7, 2017 at Arden House with his devoted family by his side.  Born in Bridgeport on January 14, 1954, he was the son of the late George S. Gourley, Sr. and Florence Quick Gourley.  Growing up in Bridgeport, Danny loved to fish at Pleasure Beach, play Little League Baseball as well as wiffle ball on Beach Street with all the kids in the neighborhood.  A diehard Red Sox fan, he loved to watch baseball, enjoyed trips to the casinos, playing the daily numbers and scratch off tickets. Danny was a member of Orcutt Boys Club, a good father and great brother that was loved by all.  In addition to his beloved wife of 38 years, he is survived by son, Daniel Gourley, Jr. of FL and daughter, Kelly (Jose) Cruz of CA; sisters, Kim DuBail of Beacon Falls, Barbara Nolan of Ansonia and Patricia Vonick of Seymour; brothers, George (Linda) Gourley, Jr. of Fairfield and Gary (Mimi) Gourley of Trumbull; grandchildren, Daniel Lebele of FL, Salina Daluz of CA, Ryan Gourley of FL, Cody Gourley of FL, Dillon McDuffie of CA; great-granddaughter, Rorie May; stepson, Kevin Davis; step-grandchildren, Tanya, Caitlyn and Kevin; and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Gourley was predeceased by sister, Joan Deleon and brother, Larry Gourley. A Memorial Service in Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 5:00 PM in the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Avenue, Ansonia.  Interment will be private.  Family and friends may call on Saturday, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, prior to the service.  Online condolences may be made at www.wakeleememorial.com.