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Daniel E. Kabana

April 29, 1946 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 74)

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Daniel E. Kabana, 74, of Tamaqua, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020, in his home. He was the husband of Melody (Arner) Kabana. They have been together for over 40 years. They were married on September 26, 1987 and celebrated 32 years of marriage. Prior to retiring, he was employed by the former Atlas Powder Co, and Copperhead Chemicals, Reynolds, as a laborer and pharmaceutical operator for 41 years. Born in Tuscarora, he was the son of the late John and Helen (Starry) Kabana. He was a member of First Congregational Church, Mahanoy City. Daniel was a proud Army veteran and served during the Vietnam Era.  He was a member of the Tamaqua American Legion Post 173, the VFW Post 7234, Ocean View, DE, Moss Glen Rod and Gun Club, Tuscarora, and the NRA. Daniel loved to hunt, fish, read books and go to the beach. He was also a WWII enthusiast. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry, and a grandson, Zachary. Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Jesse D. and his partner Frank Ohotnicky, of Scranton, another son, Larry P., of Hellertown; brother-in-law, Blaine Arner; sister-in-law, Nancy Kabana, both of Tamaqua; and two nephews. Graveside service will be held at 10am, on Friday, August 28, at St. Peter’s Church Cemetery, 184 St. Peters Rd, Tamaqua, with the Rev. Robert Adams officiating. Military honors administered by the Lehighton UVO. Call at the funeral home on Thursday, August 27, from 6-8pm. Contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold. Online condolences may be made at

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August 27, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hartman Funeral Home, Inc.
1791 West Penn Pike, Route 309
New Ringgold, PA 17960

Graveside Service
August 28, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Peter's Church Cemetery
184 St. Peter's Road
Tamaqua, PA 18252


St. Jude'Children Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105

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