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January 29, 2014

Daniel J. Banks

Daniel J. Banks

WESTFORD — Daniel J. Banks, 40, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, on his farm in Westford.

He was born on July 19, 1973, in Sidney, the son of Clifford Banks and Rosa Simmons.

Dan married Mae McEntee on Jan. 7, 2011, in Westford.

He was a dairy farmer and owner of Dan & Mae’s Dairy in Westford.

Dan was a member of the SVL No. 592 Masonic Lodge in Schenevus.

He enjoyed his children, his family, farming, hunting and fishing.

Dan is survived by his wife, Mae; his children, Sarai, Dustin, Danielle, Elizabeth and Alexa; his mother, Rosa Simmons; his father, Clifford and wife Janice Banks; his sisters, Tammy and husband Jim Tiffany, Billijo and husband Don Bender, Kim and husband Chris Coombs; his brothers, Michael and wife Bridgete Banks and Paul and wife Marie Simmons; five nieces and nephews, Arron, Kyle, Ashley, Hunter and Keith; and several aunts and uncles.

He was predeceased by his grandparents; and his stepfather, Don Simmons.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at the Westford Methodist Church, Main Street in Westford with the Rev. Susan Wenner, officiating.

Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at the Heller Funeral Home, 25 Arch St., in Schenevus.

Contributions may be made in loving memory of Dan to the Westford Fire Department, P.O. Box 24, Westford, NY 13488.

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