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Daniel Alain Vail

Born: Tue., Mar. 2, 1993
Died: Thu., Jan. 10, 2013


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 15, 2013
Location: Mt. Airy Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 16, 2013
Location: Mt. Airy Location

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Daniel Alain Vail, 19, of Mt. Airy, MD was taken from his family and friends on January 10, 2013. Daniel was the beloved son of Vallery Michelle Vail of Mt. Airy, MD and Joel Alain Heilmann of Wheaton, MD.
Daniel graduated from South Carroll High School in 2011 where he was loved and respected by friends, faculty, and fellow Cavalier football teammates.  Daniel began his interest in sports playing hockey in Frederick.  His interest changed to football when he joined the MAYAA football league.
Daniel was a sales person at Radio Shack and quickly earned top sales.  He was IT savvy and had a knack for computers and technology.  He was sought out for his expertise in setting up security surveillance systems for small businesses.   He was most recently employed at the Ridgeville Service Center.  
Daniel was a gentle, kind, loving, and a respectful young man.  He loved his animals; his cat Jaxx and his dog Charlie.  He was an avid reader; loved history and a good debate.  He especially enjoyed being at home with family and friends.
Daniel is survived by his mother and father, grandparents Suzan Vail and Vernon Vail, sister Charity Heilmann, aunt Tracy Vail Pauter, uncle Tommy Pauter, cousins Francine and Andrew, and numerous extended family members.
He is preceded in death by his aunt, Sandra Lynn Vail and his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Denise Heilmann.  
The family will receive friends from 6-9pm on Tuesday January 15, 2013 at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 East Ridgeville Road, Mt. Airy where services will be held 11:00am on Wednesday January 16, 2013. Reverend Tim May will officiate.  Interment will be in Boyds Presbyterian Cemetery.  Those desiring may make memorial donations to the family to help defray funeral costs.

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Trish Dodson
   Posted Sun January 13, 2013
My cousin you will never be forgotten...The angels in Heaven will take care of you...Love Always Trish...

Jessica Kardasz
   Posted Sun January 13, 2013
Daniel we love you and miss you and you will always and forever be in our hearts. Love your cousin Jessica.

Judith Lynn Bradford-Seek
   Posted Sun January 13, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you and you'll always be remembered in our hearts. I wish we could have spent more time together. Love always and forever Aunt Judy

Mary Gage
   Posted Sun January 13, 2013
Daniel I will always remember how you were when you and your Mom came down to West Palm Beach. How much fun you had with all of us. I will remember all the good times when you came down to the house on the eastern shore with all of us. You will be greatly missed Daniel you were your Mothers world and her life. You were a very special person in my life also. I am so sorry I have missed so many years with you and your Mom. I will always love you Daniel please always watch out over your Mom. In my eyes I new a beautiful boy and you were always so kind to me and all that you knew.

   Posted Sun January 13, 2013
Val - Patty, Camily and I are devastated by your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


Linda and Mike Kulesza
   Posted Mon January 14, 2013
We only knew Daniel for a short time but that is all that was needed to know that he was a kind and compassionate person. Vallery, we are truly heartbroken for you and our prayers are with you, Daniel and your family.

Tim Karr
   Posted Mon January 14, 2013
please accept my deepest sympathies

Nancy Huber
   Posted Mon January 14, 2013
My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. Please take joy from your memories, and know that you will meet again in a happier place. I will pray for you.

Frank Helen & Michael
   Posted Mon January 14, 2013
Daniel we will always remember you as a sweet young man. Daniel you are in the presence of the Lord and we weep at your loss. God weeps with us and instead, we should refrain from judging the time has come to begin
the healing process. We will always love you and your Mom. God be with

   Posted Mon January 14, 2013
My dear cousin Daniel, You are such a loving,caring and handsome young man. I will always remember your smiles,hugs and laughs that we shared.
You will always and forever be in my heart.

Love Ya, Stephanie

Rebecca Stoughton
   Posted Tue January 15, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about Dan. He was always a pleasure to me here at SCHS and will be missed. My deep condolences to his family.

Terri Claypoole
   Posted Tue January 15, 2013
may your heart and soul find peace and comfort

jim shankle
   Posted Tue January 15, 2013
My prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time of lost, may God comfort you in his hands for I know he has Daniel and is looking down over all of you at this time. God bless all of you.

Dave Ringold
   Posted Tue January 15, 2013

I was so very saddened to hear about Daniel being taken from you. I pray that God will be comfort you throughout this very turbulent time. My prayers are with you.

Jennifer Brauer
   Posted Wed January 16, 2013
My heart is with you and your family!

susan duffy
   Posted Wed January 16, 2013
Vallery and Joe, I am very sorry for your loss.

John Vardon
   Posted Wed January 16, 2013

I miss you buddy from Austin and I. Thanks for being our friend on the football team.

kelly miller
   Posted Thu January 17, 2013
Dan was my son matt hermans friend he has been at my house many times he will be missed by matt and the gang they already know he missing from the group. Daniel watch over and bless all of them

Joseph Kessler
   Posted Sat January 19, 2013
I didn't know Daniel but did know his father Joel...I'm very sorry for the loss of your son..this was a tragedy that shouldn't have ever happened..my thoughts and prayers are for your family.

David Salner
   Posted Wed January 23, 2013
I believe what I fine young man Daniel was. Continue to stand up for him. I salute you.



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