Darien Dean Stanakis, 21, of Zion Grove, passed away, Sunday, November 24, 2019 at his home.
Born in Hazleton, March 17, 1998, he was the son of Robert and Deidre (Stauffer) Stanakis, Zion Grove, and spent his entire life in Zion Grove.
Darien worked as a Clerk at Rentschler's Restaurant, Ringtown; a Butcher at Capital Food Market, Shanandoah; and Home Depot, St. Clair. For the past two years he has been assisting his father with daily chores due to health difficulties. He was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church, Ringtown, and the Shenandoah Fish and Game Club. He enjoyed spending time with his Dad fishing and hunting and also spending time with the family pets.
Surviving, in addition to his parents are a sister Savanna Stanakis, Zion Grove; paternal grandparents, Robert and Carol Stanakis, Ringtown; maternal grandparents Jerry and Nancy Stauffer, Zion Grove; maternal great-grandparents Jerome Stauffer, Zion Grove; and Donald and Larue Williams, Ringtown; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
His funeral will be held Friday, November 29, 2019 at 7 pm in St. Johns Lutheran Church, 106 W Main Street, Ringtown. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends at the church, Friday evening from 5 pm until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Johns Lutheran Church, 106 W. Main Street, Ringtown, PA 17967. Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory inc. (West) 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.
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