Denis passed away, peacefully at home on the 19th of January, a widely respected, devoted family man and much-loved father, father in law, grandfather, brother, brother in law, uncle and friend. We, his family wish to express our sincere appreciation and heartfelt thanks to all those who sympathised, prayed for and supported us through our recent sad bereavement.
We would like to acknowledge all those who paid their respects in any way. Our thanks to those who called to our house, who telephoned, who sent Mass or sympathy cards, flowers and those who left messages online or via social media. Our thanks to those who lined the funeral route or who joined us at the Mass or via the webcam. Sincere thanks to our relatives, friends and neighbours who helped out in so many ways, to help us grieve as a family. We would also like to thank the district nurses who helped care for dad in his final days, their care and compassion will never be forgotten.
A special word of thanks to Father Patrick MacEntee for his spiritual support and the comforting Requiem Mass. We convey our appreciation also to the Sacristan and everyone who assisted with the Mass, especially James McShane who provided the beautiful music. Thank you to McAtee Funeral Directors for the dignified and professional manner, in which the funeral arrangements were carried out and to the grave digger who helped prepare Dad’s final resting place.
As it would be impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as a gesture of our family’s deepest gratitude.
Dad’s Month’s Mind Mass will be celebrated in St Davog’s Church, Dromore on Wednesday 2nd March at 7.30pm and may also be viewed via the Dromore Parish Webcam.
“Those we love don’t go away they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed, still very dear “
McKENNA Denis died on Wednesday 19th January 2022, peacefully at his late residence 50 Fairview Gardens, Dromore BT78 3DP, surrounded by his loving family.
Beloved husband of the late Geraldine (nee McMullan). Cherished father of Dolores (John), Danielle McMahon (John), Denise Slevin (Patrick), Dympna, Damien (Laura), Denis (Amy), Deirdre McAloon (Ryan) and Declan (Aimee). Treasured brother to Tommy, Michael, Joseph, Rosemary Dooher, Jenny O’Neill, Mary McCormack and the late Peter, Kathleen McLaughlin and Margaret Kerlin. Devoted and loving grandfather to his 7 grandchildren.
Denis will be reposing in his late residence from 11am on Thursday 20th January 2022. In view of the present situation surrounding the Coronavirus, all visitors are asked to please adhere to Covid precautions at the house, with social distancing being observed at the funeral.
Denis will leave his late residence at 10.30am on Saturday 22nd January for 11am requiem mass in St Davog’s Church Dromore, followed by his burial in the adjoining cemetery. For those who wish to show a presence along the funeral route, Denis will travel from Fairview Gardens, along Main Street and the Omagh Road to arrive at St Davogs Church for 10.50am.
Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving daughters, sons, sons in law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, in-laws, nephews, nieces and entire family circle. Our Lady pray for him.
Enquiries: McAtee Funeral Directors
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