Daniel F. O'Mara, Jr., 88, of Wallingford passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 23rd, 2024 with his family by his side.

Daniel OMaraDaniel was born in New Haven on August 2, 1935, the son of the late Daniel C. O'Mara, Sr. and Anna Ercolano O'Mara, brother of the late Michael "Donald". He proudly served his country in the US Navy. After the Navy he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Quinnipiac College where he later taught for 29 years while also starting his own practice as a CPA.

A lifelong musician with a passion for snare drumming, he was a devoted member of Lancraft Fife & Drum Corps. Danny enjoyed fishing, family cruises, Sunday dinners and watching his beloved Boston Red Sox. But above all else his greatest love was summers spent at "the Cottage", where he welcomed everyone with open arms and an infamous swear jar.

Husband of the late Grace Iamele O'Mara. Loving companion of Patricia A. Rehermann. The greatest role model and father to Daniel C. (Judy) O'Mara III, Donna (Michael) DeCarlo, Jennifer O'Mara and the late Timothy O'Mara. The one and only "Bitsy" to his grandchildren Kimberly (Mackenzie), Jessica, Brittany, Starla and the late Daniel IV and his great-grandchildren Leo, Aurora, Lucy, Mack and Penelope.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lancraft Fife & Drum Corps, PO Box 28, North Haven, CT 06473.