Daniel Tanjala

Hatfield Township: Daniel "Dan" Tanjala, age 83 of Hatfield, Pennsylvania entered his eternal life on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Mr. Tanjala was born in Bucharest, Romania and was the son of the late Costica and Eugenia Enculescu Tanjala. He resided in Edison before moving to Hatfield 28 years ago. Daniel was a retired chemical engineer for Arkema in King of Prussia with 35 years of exemplary service. Dan enjoyed tending his garden, caring for his pets and never passed up the opportunity to participate in a photo shoot of his family, friends and fellow parishioners at their church functions and celebrations. He had an enthusiastic view of life and keen sense of humor. Daniel had a gift of spreading joy with his joke telling and caring personality. His positive attitude was an inspiration to his family and coworkers who will fondly celebrate his work ethic. However, his family meant everything to him. He was a loving and kindhearted husband, father, brother and friend who will be missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing Daniel. Mr. Tanjala was a member of Holy Angels Michael and Gabriel Romanian Orthodox Church in Roebling. Daniel was preceded in death by his brother and best friend, Cornel and is survived by his wife of 53 years, Reta Chelaru Tanjala, his sons, Buddy Tanjala and Kyle (Catalin) Tinjala, his siblings, Rodica, Luminita, Gabriel, Monica, Doru, Pavel, Emanuel, Constantine and Sorina and their families as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws in Romania. Family and friends are invited to meet at the church on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 11:30 AM for funeral services at Holy Angels Michael and Gabriel Romanian Orthodox Church, 580 Hamilton Avenue, Roebling. Friends may call Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM at Koschek and Porter Funeral Directors, 1115 Hornberger Avenue, Roebling, NJ. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Facial coverings are preferred for the visitation and funeral services. Condolences may be sent to www.koschekandporterfuneralhome.com