Daniel B. McGowan Sr., 79, of Sterling, CT passed away peacefully in his sleep after a brief illness on Monday, December 25, 2017 at Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam. He was the husband to Joanne Mumford McGowan.  Daniel was born in New Haven on January 25, 1938 and was the son of the late Francis and Margaret Maselli McGowan. Daniel was a 1956 graduate of Hamden High School and a graduate of Eli Whitney Technical School.  He was a member of the Victorian Boys Club,  was a Journeymen Electrician for  IBEW local 90, a avid fishermen and enjoyed going to various auctions.  Loving father of Daniel B. McGowan Jr. and Gary McGowan.  Loving grandfather of Erin and Samantha McGowan.  Brother of Patricia Volpe and the late Frank McGowan.

Family and friends may call at the North Haven Funeral Home 36 Washington Avenue, North Haven Friday from 4 to 8 pm. Funeral services and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.