Mark James Danna

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Mark James Danna, age 53, entered eternal life on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Pasadena, Texas. He was born July 22, 1963 in Pasadena, Texas.  Mark is survived by his loving partner, Lisa Heuring McConnell; parents Anthony and Sandra Danna; daughter Brittany Danna; brothers John Danna and wife Catherine, Paul Danna and wife Elaine, nephews Allen Danna, Ryan Danna, and Kevin Danna; numerous cousins and many friends by whom he was blessed.

He will be missed by his faithful dog, Buddy. Mark attended Pasadena High School, San Jacinto College, and the University of Houston where he was a member of Kappa Kappa Psi.  He played saxophone during his academic years. He worked as a draftsman in his early career, and later as an I/T and automation specialist. Mark had a deep love for the outdoors and enjoyed camping, hiking, kayaking, birding and nature photography.

Mark was involved in charitable organizations and conservation efforts and completed the MS 150 in 2009. Other hobbies included astronomy, woodworking, clock repair and RC airplane building and flying.

There will be a memorial mass at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church, 2921 Center Street, Deer Park, Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10:00am.