Danny Schulaka, age 65 of Independence Twp. passed away at home on 11/12/23 surrounded by his loving family. Danny was born in Dover, NJ. He is the son of the late Johanna (Gwenda) Miller Wolkenhauer and Sergi Schulaka.
Danny was a Master Plumber (NJ) and sole proprietor of Danny Schulaka t/a Danny’s Plumbing & Heating for over 36 years. He worked tirelessly through his battle with Esophageal cancer and Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia but was unable to win the battle against Hepatic cancer. He served many valuable customers over the years some of whom were like family.
He and his wife Debra celebrated 40 years of marriage in June. They were a loving team who thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors. When not doing plumbing work they devoted their time cultivating their expansive vegetable gardens and hundreds of fruit trees.
Danny was an avid hunter and fisherman. He always looked forward to fishing in the Chenango River in NY State. He was a member of the Warren County Rod & Gun Club where he enjoyed trout fishing and a member of the Hackettstown Moose Lodge for over 40 years. He was also a member of NJ State Federation of Sportsmen and the NRA.
He is survived by his wife Debra, daughters Danielle and Darsey, brother in law Bill Buel, brother and sister Nick and Mela Schulaka, several nieces and nephews, and his dear Aunt Mia Stoecker, cousin Gabi Gniess and her husband Stephan Dorffel in Germany.
Anyone that knew Danny knew that he was a hard working simple man and although he is loved dearly and will be sorely missed by many, it is his wishes that there are no services.
Funeral arrangement’s have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840. For those wishing to leave online condolences please visit, www.cochranfuneral.com