On June 30, 2023

James ‘JD’ Daniels, 75

 

James Daniels passed away peacefully in his sleep at Mass General Hospital on June 13. He was born in Staten Island, New York and grew up on the Jersey Shore with his eight  siblings. 

JD moved to the Killington area in 1972 and worked in many restaurants including The Wobbly II, Charity’s and the Back Behind Saloon. He moved to the Lake George area in the late ’80s where he continued his career in the food and beverage industry and eventually settled in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. where he enjoyed his love of cooking and working in the garden alongside his long time partner Kathleen Shields. 

He was predeceased by his parents, son Jason, sister Patricia, brother Robert and sister Kathryn. He is survived by his sisters Marie, LIllian, Barbara, Elizabeth, brother William, sons Sean and Eric and grandson Trevor.

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