Daryl Jay Mindler, 41

Daryl Jay Mindler, 41, of West Chester, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at his home.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Debra (Eichelberger) Laslo.

Daryl “Jay” was an avid karaoke singer all around the West Chester area. He enjoyed going to amusement parks with his niece and nephew. Daryl proudly served in the United States Navy for over 16 years. He was the first person in his family to earn a bachelor’s degree after graduating from West Chester University.

Surviving is his sister Kristy Giovanelli, wife of Dean; niece Scarlett; nephew Wyatt; aunt and uncle Kim and David Heintzelman; aunt and uncle Lisa and Rick Eichelberger; cousins Lori Laros, Jessica Pugh, and Stephanie Bronson; Grandfather Joel Eichelberger. He is predeceased by his grandmother Harriet Eichelberger.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral home (1020 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville, PA 19525) with Deacon Dave Kubczak officiating. Visitation will also be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 9:30-11:00AM at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately by the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center (1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320) in Daryl’s name.

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The Vangeli Family will miss Jay very much. ???

~ Deborah Vangeli Gilbertsville, PA
11/5/2021 8:04:45 PM

The Vangeli Family will miss our time spent with Jay. Basil and he had many interesting talks while sitting under our tree together. He was always so kind to the Girls and I and he loved our little dog Dash. A smart, funny, all around great guy. RIP ?

~ Deborah Vangeli Gilbertsville, PA
11/5/2021 7:59:58 PM

Rip From your friends on Chestnut Street

~ JW
11/4/2021 7:59:38 AM

Daryl aka Sarg, I will miss you and our discussions. You where a very kind person thank you for being my friend.

~ Salvatore S Capano WILMINGTON, DE
10/27/2021 3:24:57 PM

May all who love DJ have their deep grief be brief, so that the celebration of his LIFE will carry them through these hard days ahead. Knowing he is with his momma now, brings me peace. I always loved being called “aunt Ginny “ when he was a little dude.

~ Ginny Creyer
10/26/2021 4:00:15 AM