Winston Daniels, 89, passed away at his home in Englewood, Florida on June 30, 2014.
Winston “Pappy Daniels”, the youngest of five Daniels Brothers was born in New Boston, NH, on June 25, 1925.
Winston joined the Navy right after high school. He served during the height of World War II on his ship, The USS Harraden Destroyer, which fought in the largest naval battle of the war – The Battle of Leyte Gulf in The Philippines against the Japanese.
After the war, he returned home and with his brothers played for New Boston in the Tri-Mountain Baseball League. Later in life he moved to Florida and played in The Englewood Senior Softball League for 15 years.
He moved to Milford in 1960 and purchased the Milford Diner which he ran with his family for 12 years.
Winston also assisted his wife, Betty Young Daniels, who was well-known in New England and Florida as a prominent horse trainer.
He is survived by his 2 daughters and their spouses, Peggy and Gary Montgomery of Atlanta, GA, Lynn and Bob Dion of Englewood, FL, and 2 sons and their spouses, Ken and Candy Daniels of Warwick, RI and Lloyd and Paula Daniels of Mont Vernon, NH. Winston is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
His final resting place will be in Goffstown, NH at The Westlawn Cemetery. There will be a celebration of life for Winston at the New Boston Community Church on Sunday, October 12th from 1-3 pm.