Daniel J. (Danny) Todia, 50, passed away on November 11, 2023 after a courageous battle against cancer. Danny is the son of Mary Jo (Lanigan) and the late Victor W. Todia. He was raised in Parma Heights along with his siblings, Victor (Katie), Karen (Roger), Michael (Sue), Richard (Grace) and Theresa (Tony). He was a favorite uncle to Nicolas, Cassandra, Emilie, Matthew, Olivia, Lacey, Bellamy, Jameson, Quinn, Alexander, Ricky, Marie, James, Regan, Amanda and Frankie. His latter years were spent living an idyllic life in Peninsula, Ohio with his wife, Christine, son, Logan and their various pets.
Danny was personable, intelligent, brutally honest, creative and always willing to lend a hand. He loved working with his hands whether it be building furniture, playing guitar or painting a mural. He was a protector, a provider, a teacher and a family man. Those lucky enough to have known him knew of his huge heart and his charming wit. He spread laughter and hope to those around him which will live on in the stories and memories of those he loved.
Danny's life will be celebrated by family and friends at a later date. If you would like to memoralize Danny, you can make a contribution in his honor to: Y-Haven Residential Treatment and Recovery Center of Greater Cleveland (clevelandymca.org) or C.L.E.A.N. House (cleanhouseinc.info) which provides transitional housing and recovery support.