Danny L. May Sr., age 68, of Brockton passed unexpectedly on December 2, 2023 at Good Samaritan Medical Center just two days after the passing of his son Danny May Jr. Born and raised in Brockton, Danny was the son of Barbara (Sargent) May and the late Carroll “Sonny” May.
A graduate of Brockton High School, Danny enlisted in the Navy in 1972 serving during the Vietnam War. He married Carol A. McColgan on August 17, 1975 and they had two children Danny, and Tracy. At the time of his passing, Danny was employed with VHS Transportation and he had previously worked for Verville Florist, Cirelli Foods and Sysco.
Danny was a loyal, hardworking, honest man that cared deeply for his family and friends. He was selfless and kind and a sincere friend to many. Danny will be sorely missed by all that knew him. He was a sports enthusiast, enjoyed crossword puzzles and reading the paper but loved collecting coins and sports cards.
Danny was the father of Tracy Vieira and her husband Andrew Vieira of Taunton, MA and the late Danny May Jr. He was the grandfather of Danny May III, Aidan Vieira, Addyson Vieira and the late Gabriel May. Danny was the second eldest of six children, leaving behind his siblings Barbara Mouchayleh and her husband Jamil of Chelmsford, Carl May and his wife Joanne of Stoughton and Ronnie May and his wife Christine of West Bridgewater. He was the brother of the late William May and Robert May, Sr. In addition, he is survived by his sister-in-law Doris May and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA on Friday December 15, 2023, from 4:00-7:00pm. His funeral service will take place Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 10 am in the funeral home, followed by burial with military honors in Melrose Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice in Danny’s name.