Sawyer Daniel Moles
Sawyer Daniel Moles was an unforgettable baby boy that brought happiness and comfort to all who met him. Unfortunately, on November 27, 2022 he passed into eternity – leaving behind many memories to be held dear forevermore. We miss you so very much.
Westmoreland County Judge Paul Heppner issued his ruling Tuesday that an individual accused of shooting and killing a bar patron is competent to stand trial, although concerns regarding his mental health still exist.
Early Life and Education
Dan became immersed in the trenchless industry through accompanying his father to jobsites and maintenance shops. From then on he worked his way up through all levels of the trenchless industry until becoming a project estimator.
After his arraignment, he did not speak directly with our cameras, but wrote an open letter thanking his wife and two sons for their love and support, while hoping to continue the legacy they started at Midwest Mole together. He spoke of being proud of what had been accomplished together.
He was arrested without bond in connection with the shooting death of Randy Jenereaux at Woodpeckers Pub & Grub in Upper Burrell in November 2021 and scheduled for evaluation by a psychologist to ascertain whether he is fit to stand trial.
Dan Moles was an active participant in several industry associations, such as the North American Society for Trenchless Technology and National Utility Contractors Association. Working alongside these groups he assisted in creating and updating trenchless manuals; also acting as an authority figure during various capacity-building workshops around the globe.
He began studying civil engineering at Purdue, but after witnessing his father Len already running Midwest Mole he decided to join his family business during summer breaks from college by working auger boring crews.
In 2005, he engaged in a verbal confrontation with Corrections Officer Daniel Bensinger while waiting to transfer by bus from Lewisburg Federal Prison to FCI-Schuylkill. Three violations of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ disciplinary code – insolence towards staff members and interfering with their duties – were assessed against him as well.
Achievement and Honors
Two undergraduate Civil Engineering students, QiTong Han and Daniel Smith CE’20 and one graduate Civil Engineering student Matthew Seinuk CE’17, ME’19 received scholarships from The Moles, an industry fraternal organization of heavy construction. Through educational programs offered by The Moles such as tours of construction projects for students as well as scholarships awards and career connection services.
Mitchel Moles found immediate success during his inaugural full season of USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship competition, earning multiple victories and posting remarkable qualifying times. For his outstanding efforts he was recognized with the 2022 Bod Stroud USAC National Midget Rookie of the Year award.
As well as teaching duties, Collins has also been active in university service and outreach. He serves on numerous committees – Faculty Senate, Academic Professional Track Faculty Committee and University Discipline and Appeals Panels among them – and acts as judge at various science fairs and competitions.
Daniel Moles was known for being kind and giving right from birth. He comforted his grandmother after her husband passed, using savings from his paper route job to become a People to People Student Ambassador and spreading joy wherever he went – touching more hearts in just months than most would in their entire lifetimes.
At present, he is serving a 10-year sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution in Schuylkill in Minersville, Pennsylvania, after having been found guilty of violating the Federal Bureau of Prisons (“BOP”) disciplinary code by verbally abusing staff during his transfer from Lewisburg to FCI-Schuylkill in 2005.
Kyle and Kelli Moles of New Buffalo, Michigan; Hunter, Madison and Colton are surviving; his maternal grandparents Tom and Linda Wolf of Olathe, Kansas are survived as are numerous aunts, uncles, second and third cousins, dear family friends.
Daniel Radcliffe doesn’t rely on his Gringotts balance for everyday expenses, but that doesn’t make him any less rich! Reportedly raking in an estimated earnings total of over $110 Million since hanging up his robe and wand in 2022 – and has no plans on slowing down anytime soon!
Seit then, he’s appeared in multiple movies and TV miniseries such as Miracle Workers as Alan Strang or playing parts like J Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Rosencrantz from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead stage adaptation.
He and his wife welcomed fraternal twins Hazel Patricia Moder and Phinnaeus “Finn” Walter Moder on July 4, 2002; Henry Daniel Moder arrived June 18, 2007. When not working or raising his twins, Henry enjoys running and spending time with family.