Obituary of Daniel M. Silsby
Daniel M. Silsby, 20, of West Pittston, passed away Sunday, October 1 st , 2023, unexpectedly at
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Sandra Colleran and attended Wyoming Area High
Daniel was a handyman and loved fixing all sorts of things including trying to figure out how
things worked. He loved working on cars or anything that included working with his hands.
He loved family vacations, the beach, fishing, hunting, animals, video games, roller skating,
making fires and being outdoors. He was like a big brother to all his little cousins and loved to
make people laugh. He loved his annual fishing trip with Grandpa, uncles and cousins to NY. He
was once chosen by Cabelas to compete in the future Anglers of America.
Daniel was preceded in death by his Maternal Great grandmother, Shirley Embleton, and
paternal grandparents, Frank and Agnes Silsby.
He is survived by his mother, Sandra Colleran, maternal grandparents; Mike and Debbie
Colleran, uncle and aunt, Mike and Kim Colleran, Aunts Shirene Biga, Patsy Bankos, and Cathy
Wolfe. Aunt Danielle and Uncle Anthony Milunic, Uncle Chris Miller and Aunt, Anna Tressa,
Aunt Shirlee Morrow and Uncle Allen, Aunt Callie Miller, Stanley Booths and family. Stanley
was like a stepfather to Daniel, girlfriend Gia Petty, his dog Loki and several cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a viewing for Daniel which will be held on Friday
October 6 th , 2023, from 4pm until 6pm at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home Inc., 509 Wyoming
Avenue, West Pittston. A service will be held at 7pm. Interment will be private and held at the
convenience of the family. Friends and family are to come comfortable as Daniel didn’t like a lot
In lieu of flowers or memorial donations in Daniel’s name can be made to Blue Chip at 974
Lockville Road, Dallas, Pa 18612 or to the National Institute on Drug Abuse at Financial
Management branch C/O NIH Mail center at 16071 Industrial Drive Dock 11, Gaithersburg, Md