John Lawrence Daly Jr., 88, died July 13, 2010, at Anderson Inn surrounded by his family after a brief illness.

Born in New York, N.Y., March 23, 1922, he was a son of John L. and Anna (Langdon) Daly.

During World War II, he served in the Army 3rd Infantry Division under General George Patton. He was in combat in North Africa and Italy, receiving a bronze star for his actions at Anzio. On Oct. 5, 1946, he married Anna Mickler.

Mr. Daly went to work for Con Edison starting at its Brooklyn plant, working his way up to plant manager at the Indian Point Nuclear Station, from which he retired. Mr. Daly moved to Sun City, Ariz., where he lived for 10 years, then moved to Quarry Hill in Camden in 2006.

At Quarry Hill, John Daly became very involved with volunteer work and other activities. He very much enjoyed getting to know the staff and meeting new friends, often driving people to appointments, restaurants, and to church. He was known for his wonderful sense of humor and quick wit. Mr. Daly was a communicant at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church in Camden.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the caregivers at Anderson Inn for their kindness and compassionate care.

Surviving is his wife, Ann Daly, of Camden; three children, Barbara Carroll and her husband, Wayne, of Marlboro, N.Y.; Peggy Delano and her husband, John, of Rockport; John L. Daly and his wife, Gretchen, of Belfast; a sister, Mary Washburn, and her husband, Stanley, of Phoenix; nine grandchildren, Karen Enamardo, Donna Calabrese, Margaret Tweed, Robert Carroll, Jill Roy, Mary Webster, Robert Delano, Michael Delano and Peter Delano; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by six brothers and sisters.

A memorial Mass will be held Monday, July 19, at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, 7 Union St., Camden. The Rev. Mark Reinhardt will officiate. Interment with military honors will be held Tuesday, July 20, at the new Maine Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta.

Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, 7 Union St., Camden, ME 04843.

Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain St.