Mr. Daniel James Green, age 65 of Potsdam, NY passed away on October 3 at his home in the Town of Potsdam, due to a long term battle with cancer.

Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Wednesday, October 9 from 3 to 7 pm.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday,  October 10 at Garner Funeral Service at 11 am, with the Hospice Chaplain Rob Schirmer celebrant.

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Daniel was born on November 28, 1947 in Plattsburg, NY to the late Richard Hector Green and Carrie Patricia George. He was a 1966 graduate of Potsdam Central School.

He enlisted in the United States Army in 1967 and served for two years. After his honorable discharge he returned home.

On August 6, 1977 he married Theresa Marie Rumrill at St. Paul’s Church in South Colton, NY.

Daniel worked for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters out of Local 687 for many years. In 1990 he bought the Gaslight Lounge and Grill and successfully ran it with his wife for 18 years.

Daniel loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, traveling with his wife and enjoying time at their lake house with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Theresa Green; daughter Erica Green and her companion Jamie Tompetrini of Marina Del Ray, CA; son Jeffrey A. (Carley)  Green and granddaughter Raegan Renee Green of Fort Johnson, NY ; brother Richard Green and companion Norma Ross of Ballston Lake, NY; in-laws Robert and Christine Rumrill of Potsdam, NY and sister-in-law Darcel and Lance Russell; brother-in-law Michael (Dorothy) Rumrill; nephews Nicholas Barbetta, Mike Bicknell, Bryan Bicknell, Kris Bicknell, Ian Bicknell, Ben Green, Johnathon Green and nieces Madison Gregg, Gabrielle Rumrill, Emily Rumrill and Elizabeth Schultz.