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“I have many great memories of Dan while I worked at the ski shop. He was such a great guy it was a highlight just to see him when I worked. My...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Stephan - Wilmington

“I can remember stories my mom would tell about "Danny, her favorite cousin." We are a small family and didn't have many cousin so he was someone...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara Seras - Lancaster, PA

“The Karvounis Family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very sad time. I have fond memories working for your Father and all of...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Neva Anton-Wilkinson - DE

“Danny, Karen, & Andrea, I'm so sorry to hear about your dad's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. He was always...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Maria (DiMarino) Colontonio - NJ

“Many fond memories with the Karvounis family...you will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kim Eroh (Landis) - Wilmington, DE

“Danny was the 1st boss I had on the Steel Pier in Atlantic City when he was connected to the Devlins & Irenes. Many fond memories, he was the best.He...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sybil Lewkowtiz - Atlantic City, NJ

“Danny was my 1st boss when he was connected to the Devlins & Irenes on Steel Pier in atlantic City, I remember when Dan & Eleanor met. Always fond...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Sybil Saslow/Lewkowitz - NJ

“I've known Dan for many years. I first meant him on the wildwood boardwalk also when I worked at the Lampost Diner and recently at the Vegas Diner. ...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Toni McAnaney - Wildwood, NJ

“I worked for your Father in the early 60's on the Boardwalk in Wildwood at the donut shop next to Grandma's Restaurant. I remember him as a kind...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Bobbie Gallo - North Wildwood, NJ


Daniel H. Karvounis Sr., age 91, of Wilmington, DE and Avalon, NJ, died on Monday, February 18, 2013.

Daniel was born in Hazleton, PA, the son of the late Harry and Mary Karvounis. He graduated from Syracuse University with a B.F.A. He was a veteran of W.W.II, serving in the United States Coast Guard.

Daniel was an owner/partnership in Ray Panella's Ski Shop in Wilmington, DE. He was also owner of Eleanor's Gifts in Wildwood, NJ. Daniel is predeceased by his infant twin daughters, Mary and Margaret. He is survived by his son, Daniel Jr. (Yifat), of Wildwood Crest, NJ, daughters; Karen Terry (Ben) and Andrea Bosso (Tom), both of Wilmington, DE, grandchildren; Lance, Christian, Daniel and Ethan Karvounis, Ian and Amanda Terry and Tommy Bosso. He is also survived by his ex-wife Eleanor.

Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE. Services and interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Heartland Hospice, 261 Chapman Road, Suite 100, Newark, DE 19702.