Ocean City Today

Daniel Taher

Jan 18, 2018

printed 01/19/2018

Ocean Pines

Daniel Taher, age 83, died on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2018 at the stroke of midnight.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Abdyl and Afifa Taher .

He was preceded in death by his wife, Franceline Jane Taher, and a brother, Norman Taher.

Surviving are his children, Elizabeth Kovic of Ocean Pines, Dean Taher and his wife, Katja, of Dusseldorf, Germany, Andrew Taher and his wife, Marie, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Jennifer Taher and her partner, Shawtane Bowen, of Brooklyn, New York.

There are four grandchildren, John and Eliot Taher and Patrick and Daniel Kovic. Also surviving are his brothers, Joe Taher and Alec Taher, and sisters, Barry Taher, Fran Sault, Geri Badea and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Taher was a foreign service officer for the State Department for over 30 years before retiring to the Eastern Shore. He was a child of the depression who made good but never forgot his beginnings and espoused fairness for all till the end.

No formal services are planned at this time. Inurnment will be in Forrest Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory may be made to: the American Civil Liberties Union, 125 Broad St.18th Floor, New York, New York 10004 or ACLU.org.

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