In Memoriam : Daniel Gravel

Daniel Gravel Daniel A. Gravel - age: 61
(July 10, 1961 to November 08, 2022 )
Resident of Dayton, Maine

Visitation Information:
A celebration of his life will be held on the Winter Solstice December 21st, 2022. More information on time and place will follow.

Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 13 Portland Road Bar Mills are entrusted with his services

Daniel A. Gravel, 61, passed away Tuesday November 8, 2022, at his residence on Hight Road in Dayton. He was born July 10, 1961, in Lewiston, the son of Noel Gravel and Francoise Croteau Gravel. Dan attended and graduated from Lewiston schools. He was a Jack of all trades. Dan enjoyed being creative and always loved using the natural elements in his creativity. His craftsmanship with woodworking was something he took great pride in. Dan’s greatest achievements in this lifetime was his kids and grandchildren. His heart filled with joy, love and pride and a smile on his face every time he spoke of them. Dan enjoyed being in and connecting with nature. You would often find him near water or in the mountains. He was also part of a large community of healers, and drummers… whom he considered family. Best known in this community of healers for his great hugs and foot massages. Dan wanted to share his knowledge and help whomever he encountered. The last few years he had the privilege to volunteer his spare time at a local Wolf Sanctuary (Wolves of Maine Sanctuary). The wolves and wolf hybrids became very near and dear to his heart. Dan is Survived by: His son Derek Cain and wife Stella of Bangor, his daughter Kara McEntee and her husband Adam McEntee of Presque Isle, his son Derek Silsby and his wife Nishely of Auburn Mass, 6 sisters Diane Talon and Linda Murch both from New Sharon, Sally Gravel of Farmington, Elaine Ecker of Lewiston, Gail Carlson and her husband John of Greenwood, SC, Kim Karkos and her husband David Spugnardi of Poland, 7 grandchildren including Elijah (Eli) Cain, 13 nieces and nephews. As well as his partner in crime and love Angela (Ange) Ward of Dayton, and countless friends. He is predeceased by: Son Daniel “Danny”, Both his parents and brothers Conrad Gravel and Walter Murch.

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Dan has been a cherished member of our Reiki group. His warm hugs,beautiful fires,drum beats and more will be sadly missing as we go forward in his memory . We will miss you buddy ...Jeanne and Joe Staples.


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