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Daniel H. Willson, 88, passed away peacefully at home in Gloucester on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Born on May 14, 1932, the son of Earl and Ruth (Wattenbee) Willson. Born and raised on a dairy farm in Taberg, New York. He graduated from Camden Central High, and received degrees in architecture and was a Licensed Insurance Broker. Danny was an entrepreneur all his life, owning and operating several different businesses including the founder of Herbert-Lee Insurance Agency, Seaford. He was a member of Bellamy United Methodist Church, Gloucester.

On Sept. 8, 1978, he married Margaret Colucci (who passed on Jan. 29, 2016).

Surviving are his three children, Nancy (Ed) Graham, Daniel P. (Pam) Willson, and Thomas Willson, and four stepdaughters, Angela Colucci, Delores Colucci, Teresa (Stan) Puchalla, Jacquie (Robert) Craft; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edward Willson, David (Donna) Willson and Audrey Sweeney Gilsenan (previous wife); sisters-in-law, Lois Willson and Phyllis Willson, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Doris Buckingham (Richard, dec.) and Freida Smith (Royal, dec.) and two brothers, Ernie and Richard Willson. Danny’s wishes were to have no calling hours or service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a Heart Association of any kind. Arrangements have been entrusted to Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory, 7192 Main Street, Gloucester.