Daniel E. Barchanowicz, 74, of Brandon


BRANDON—Daniel E. Barchanowicz, 74, passed away on July 26, 2022, following a brief illness.

The son of Edward and Anna Barchanowicz, Dan was born February 17, 1948, in McKeesport, Pa. He grew up in Glassport, Pa.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University and subsequent master’s degrees from the Joint Military Intelligence College and Johns Hopkins University.

Dan was a proud veteran, serving four years in the United States Air Force.

Dan’s career was focused on military intelligence.  He served two assignments overseas, residing in Rome, Italy, and Copenhagen, Denmark. He retired from the National Security Agency in 2006.

Following his retirement, Dan pursued a love for travel, touring extensively throughout Europe and the Baltic countries.  Later, Dan fulfilled a lifelong dream of visiting all fifty states.

Dan is survived by his wife, Jacki; daughter, Sarah A. Mandell; and son-in-law, Joshua Mandell of Greer, SC.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.  

Dan will be laid to rest at Lakemont Cemetery, Davidsonville, MD.  A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

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