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Lawrence J. McKenna

March 15, 1931 ~ January 15, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Obituary

 

Lawrence J. McKenna, 91 passed away peacefully Sunday morning January 15 at his home.  Larry was born March 15, 1931, in Youngstown, a son of Lawrence and Marie Danko McKenna. He attended St. Dominic School and graduated from Ursuline High School in 1948.  After graduation, Larry received a bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State and a Masters degree from Westminster College.  He taught Latin, English and Spanish at Chaney High School, The Rayen School and St. John’s in Ashtabula, in addition he taught English for six years at Youngstown State.  Larry was a member of St. Dominic Church and the Lake Milton Boat Club, where he enjoyed water skiing, diving, and swimming.  During his time off from school, Larry enjoyed traveling, especially to Europe, Mexico, and California.   He was an Army veteran and served as a chaplain for the American Legion.  Larry was one the most kindhearted people you would ever want to meet and helped countless people though out his life.  He leaves to cherish his memory, his brother James (Sandra) McKenna of Austintown, nephews Mike (Sharon) McKenna of Bay Village, Robert McKenna of Girard and Brian McKenna of Austintown, great nephew Everest McKenna, great nieces Allison McKenna and Angela McKenna with whom he had a special bond with, and a close friend Kathy Alicca. 

Family and friends may call from 9 to 9:50 A.M. Saturday January 21, 2023, at St. Dominic Church, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. celebrated by Rev. Vincent DeLucia. 

Military Honors will be presented, after mass, a private, interment will be Monday at Calvary Cemetery. 

Material tributes can be made to St. Dominic Church, 77 East Lucius Ave., Youngstown, 44507.

 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio 44512.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 21, 2023

9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Saint Dominic Church

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
January 21, 2023

10:00 AM
Saint Dominic Church

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