John Charles Danko

May 7, 1958 - October 31, 2022

Service Date: November 5, 2022

Funeral Home Harding Litwin Funeral Home

John Charles Danko passed away at his residence on October 31st 2022. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his sons, family, and friends and up until the day of his passing, he was still spending time in the woods. He resided in his log cabin home that he built from trees he cut out of the woods and loved spending time on the porch watching his valley.

He was born May 7th 1958 and lived in Exeter and later Falls Pa. The family moved to Tunkhannock 54 years ago. John attended grade school in Falls Pa and high school at Tunkhannock area.

He continued his education at Keystone Junior college and received an associate degree in accounting. He was married to Leann Lewis Danko on January 8 1983. They spend a year living in Alexandria VA where he was employed by the FBI as a finger print examiner. They left after a year and started on their dream home, a log home John built with his own hands. He was extremely proud of this accomplishment. The house was filled with the arrival of 3 sons. He loved them dearly. John worked at Stracham trucking company loading trucks for P & G. He eventually left that job and bought a truck of his own. He hauled freight out to the ports of NY and NJ. He worked a short time with Penn Dot and ended his employment as a line tech at P&G.

John is survived by his mother Deanna Danko and his Aunt Carol Wycoski and husband Eugene. Aunt Susan Elko and husband Jack. Brother Joseph and wife Karen. John was the proud father of three wonderful sons. John William Danko and wife Lana. Michael Kenneth Danko and fiance Amber and Steven Joseph Danko.

He loved his granddaughters Amelia and Sophia. They will miss his so much. John had many cherished close friends.  He enjoyed working with the youth basketball and baseball teams throughout the years as a volunteer coach and team father. He was proud to be the godfather of Jake Creamer, Kaitlyn Mitchell, and Sierra Sands.

He is hunting in the most beautiful valley now or fishing a trout stream in God’s country. He will truly be missed by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers please just spend time with a child and take them fishing or hunting. Show them the wonders of nature and make a difference in their lives.

A memorial service will be held at 3pm Saturday Nov. 5th at the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home 123 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, Pa. A visitation will be held from 1-3pm at the funeral home.  For online condolences or directions visit


Anthony P Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes, Inc.

33 Reynolds St.
Factoryville, PA 18419
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Harding-Litwin Funeral Home

123 West Tioga St.
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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