Nathan Michael McDermott

Sept. 8, 1977 - April 2, 2020

Nathan Michael McDermott, 42, Cresson, passed away Thursday.

He was born in Altoona, son of Michael and Mary (Dziabo) McDermott.

Surviving are his parents; his wife, Stacy (Crynock) McDermott; two children: Gracie Havrilla and Izabella Lee; three stepchildren: Marissa Conley, Janessa Martynuska and Kody Nadolsky; two sisters: Valarie (Brent) Davison and Lindsey (Steven) Conrad; parents-in law: Paul (Michelle) Crynock Jr. and Teresa (Joseph) Namowicz; three sisters-in-law: Maria (Jerimiah) Cox, Lisa and Sarah Crynock; a brother-in-law, Paul (Denise) Crynock III; three nieces: Joscelin and Jules Davison and Bryn Conrad; two nephews: Jace Davison and Carter McDermott; aunts and uncles: Joan McDermott, Rose Marie (Stanley) Suchecki, Pamela (Gerald) Mee, Eileen McDermott, Shaun McDermott, Bridget Yahner, Christine McDermott, Vincent (Mary Ellen) McDermott, Mary Alice (Randy) Mullen, Joseph Dzurenko, Denise McDermott, Mark Yahner, Penny (Paul) Huber, Anthony (Emilie) Dziabo, Deborah (Paul) Nesbella, Michael (Jamie) Dziabo, John Dziabo, Elizabeth (Joseph) Ciro, Melissa (Claudia Lucas) Dziabo and Gloria Dziabo; 44 cousins; six stepnieces: Layla Mitchell, Madison Cox, Gabrielle Cabrera, Catrina Crynock, and Kira and Arika Duclos; and seven stepnephews: Tyler Cox, Salvador Cabrera, Isaac and Ryan Dreese, Nathan Schuller, Dylan Hulseman and Caleb Crynock.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Anthony and Anne Dziabo; paternal grandparents, James and Rose Mary McDermott; two uncles: Patrick and Daniel McDermott; an aunt, Kathleen McDermott; and a cousin, Kristina Giblock.

Nathan worked construction for years.

He deeply loved his family and friends and was especially happy when everyone was together. Nathan loved watching his children, nieces and nephews at their sporting events, dance recitals and other activities. He had a passion for fishing, snowboarding, skateboarding and motorcycles. Nathan loved the outdoors, especially spending time at the McDermott Farm. He was very talented at sketching and painting. He loved music and really enjoyed going to concerts with family and friends. Nathan always had a warm smile and big hug for everyone.

Due to the recent COVID-19 recommendations and restrictions, the family will have a private viewing. When the pandemic is over, a celebration of life service will be held for Nathan. Family and friends can share memories, videos and photos at app.eternalremembrance.com/Nathan-McDermott.

Arrangements are by Anderson Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 233 Keystone Ave., Cresson.