Cover photo for Dr. LaVerne S. Dann's Obituary
Dr. LaVerne S. Dann Profile Photo
1930 Dr. LaVerne Dann 2023

Dr. LaVerne S. Dann

May 12, 1930 — July 9, 2023

Marathon, NY

Dr. LaVerne S. Dann, DVM, 93, of Marathon, NY, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2023, at Lourde’s Hospital, Binghamton, NY, while surrounded by his family.


Dr. Dann was born in Binghamton, NY, on  May 12, 1930, the son of the late Wellington and Virginia Griffin Dann.  A longtime resident of Marathon, he was a  member of the Marathon Presbyterian Church.  He graduated from Cornell University in 1953 with a Doctorate in Veterinarian Medicine.  Prior to that, he had served in the U.S. Army Reserves during the Korean Conflict.  He was a 66-year member and past master of Marathon Lodge #438 Free and Accepted Masons and a 62-year member of the Marathon Lions Club.  He was also a member of the NYS Pistol Association.  Dr. Dann was an avid ham radio operator and photographer who enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting.


He is survived by his sons, Robert (Cheryl) Dann of Bainbridge, David (Bonny Wright) Dann of Mauldin, SC, James (Shari) Dann, Douglas (Teresa) Dann and Jeffrey (Heather) Dann, all of Marathon.  He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Rebecca Lowie, Ian Dann, Nicole Clinton, Erin Sauer, Hillary Williams, Jeremy Dann, Clayton Dann, Adam Dann, Angela Quinto, Andrew Dann, Nicole Cataldo, Michael Dann, Zackery Dann, Jon Schneider, Brendan Schneider, Anson Dann, and Kyle Dann.  He also leaves behind 26 great-grandchildren; brothers, Duane Dann of Skaneateles, and Raymond (Margaret) Dann of Pottersville, NJ; a sister, Linda (William) Fitzhugh of Reisterstown, MD; several nieces, nephews and cousins.


In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Grace Dann, on May 1, 2001; and siblings, Merlin Dann and Lorraine Dempsey.


Memorial services for Dr. Dann will be held at the Marathon Memorial Chapel on Saturday, July 15, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. with his pastor, Reverend Douglas Hatch, officiating.  Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery.  The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the start of the service at 1:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy in memory of Dr. Dann may be directed to the Marathon Presbyterian Church, 3 Park Street, Marathon, NY or MAVAC, P.O. Box 132, Marathon, NY 13803. 
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dr. LaVerne S. Dann, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, July 15, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1562

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree