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Daryl J. Liro

He was born in Easton, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1953 and raised in Alpha, NJ. He was the son of Joseph and Madeline Liro. He was married to his beloved Diana on October 19, 1974 who he was reunited with on his birthday.  He was a graduate of Phillipsburg High School, Class of 1972. Daryl worked at James River Cooperation for many years and retired from St. Philip and St. James School in Phillipsburg. He was a lifetime member of St. Mary Catholic Church and a member of The Knights of Columbus and AARP Phillipsburg. He also served as an Altar Server and Usher at St. Mary Church for several years. He enjoyed visits to Myrtle Beach, SC with Diana, family, and friends over the years. His greatest joy in life was his grandson Emory.  

Daryl was predeceased in death by his parents, Joseph and Madeline, his loving wife of 40 years, Diana, and their beloved dogs. He is survived by his son Gregory, his wife Sarah and grandson Emory, of Wall Township, NJ; his brother Joseph Liro and wife Joanne Hill, of Kiawah Island, SC and his niece Madeline Candela, husband Logan, and great-nephew Sawyer, of Charleston, SC, his brother in law Michael Hopkins and wife Kathy, of Stockertown, PA, and his brother in law Stephan Hopkins and wife Stephanie, of Lopatcong Township. He is also survived by countless nieces and nephews, cousins, and close friends.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at the Finegan Funeral Home, 924 2nd Avenue in Alpha, NJ from 4-6 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, November 25, at 10 am at St. Mary Catholic Church on 5th Avenue in Alpha.   The interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Alpha.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, 830 5th Avenue, Alpha, NJ 08865. Visit