Daniel H. Marrama, youth counselor

August 14, 2019

Daniel H. Marrama, 86, of Greenwood passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at the Country Rest Home in Greenwood.  He was born May 14, 1933, in Revere, Mass., son of the late Daniel Henry Marrama and Marie V. (D'Alissandro) Marrama.

Mr. Marrama graduated from Hyde Park High School in Boston, Mass., class of 1951. He received his associate degree from Cape Cod Community College. Mr. Marrama proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked various jobs throughout his career, including a youth counselor for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, bartending in Cape Cod and Palm Beach, Fla., and a converter for Natural Gas Co. Most recently he was a veterans representative with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from which he retired.

In his spare time, Mr. Marrama enjoyed golfing, swimming and reading. He looked forward to traveling to Florida in the winter for the past 20 years to enjoy the sunshine. 

In addition to his parents, Mr. Marrama was preceded in death by his brother, Sonny Marrama; and his sister, Josephine Fletcher. He is survived by his wife, Helen Hill Marrama; two stepchildren: Michael Millard and Melinda Millard; two grandchildren: Koby Stitzel and Eve Amaturo; and many nieces and nephews.

A luncheon and Celebration of Mr. Marrama's life will be held Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 20276 Bay Vista Road, Rehoboth Beach.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Marrama's name to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes.

Please visit Mr. Marrama's Life Memorial Webpage and sign his online guest book at