Daniel "Opossum" Auman

Obituary of Daniel "Opossum" Auman

Daniel “Opossum” W. Auman, 93, of Pine Forge, PA passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Seasons Hospice in Phoenixville, PA. He was the husband of the late Thelma (Kase) Auman.


Born in Pine Forge, PA on May 6, 1924, Daniel was a son of the late John and Mabel (Weidner) Auman.


Daniel was a member of the Pine Forge Sportsmans Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, and playing bingo.


He is survived by five children, Mary Ann Bell, Douglassville, PA; Margaret Horchak, Pottstown, PA; Daniel Auman, Pine Forge, PA; James Auman, husband of Linda, Boyertown, PA; and Donald Auman, husband of Dorothy, Pottstown, PA; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.


In addition to his wife and parents, he is predeceased by six siblings.

A viewing will take place on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 10-11 am at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Funeral Service will follow at 11 am. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Daniel’s memory to the Southeastern Veterans’ Center at https://donate.dmva.pa.gov

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com