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Joseph S. Danna

November 22, 1925 - January 8, 2018

DannaJoe Danna was born November 22nd 1925 in SE Portland.  He was the youngest of three children born to Joseph and Della Danna.  Joe graduated from Washington High school in June of 1943.  two weeks after graduation he enlisted in the US navy, where he served aboard the USS Maryland.  He saw combat action in the south Pacific.


At the end of WWII he returned to Portland. Soon after he met the love of his life Dolores Garbarino, they married in 1952 and raised 3 sons.


Joe was very successful in business owning and operating his own produce route until the early 1970s.  Health issues forced him to sell his business to a nationwide corporation where he continued to excel  achieving the highest recognition the company has to offer, the coveted eagle award. Once retired he loved gardening spending time with his grandchildren and one great grandchild.


Joe is proceeded in death by wife Dolores (2015) and survived by his sister Josephine Piro, his three sons Tom, Ron (Debbie) Ken, seven grandchildren, Megan (Lucas), Jessica (Sam), Ritchie, Kaitlyn, Joe,  Lauren, Jake and one  great grandson Calvin.


A funeral service will be held at St. Therese Catholic Church on Wednesday January 17th 2018 rosary at 10am followed by Catholic mass at 10:30am.


In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to St. Therese Catholic Church or Brighton Hospice.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Time: 10:30 am

St. Therese Catholic Church


1260 NE 132nd Ave
Portland, Oregon 97230

A Rosary service will take place before the Mass at 10am.

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Time: 02:00 pm

Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery


333 SW Skyline Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97221

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