Arthur J. McKenney Jr.

DOVER - Arthur J. McKenney, Jr., 83, died Wednesday August 14, 2013 at Hyder Family Hospice House.

Born in Dover October 29, 1929, the son of Arthur J. and Gladys (Hall) McKenney. He was a graduate of Dover High School, class of 1948 and was class treasurer. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and a member of Dover Post #8 American Legion.

Prior to his retirement he was employed as an equipment specialist at the Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard.

Arthur was a member of St. Mary Parish and had worked with the bereavement committee on the funeral luncheons.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Mary (Banaian) McKenney, his daughter Cindy Cummings and her husband Donald and their daughter Jessica Cummings all of Dover, a brother Richard McKenney and a sister Mary McKenney both of Dover and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by a brother John McKenney and three sisters Kathleen McKenney, Rita Aube and Ann Marie Robichard.

Friends are invited to call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday at the Parish of the Assumption, St. Mary Church, corner of Chestnut and Third Sts. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.

Memorials in his name may be made to Cornerstone Senior Companion's, 178 Farmington Rd., Rochester, NH 03867, the or the charity of one's own choice.

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Funeral Home

Tasker Funeral Home - Dover
621 Central Ave  Dover, NH 03820
(603) 742-4961

Published in Fosters from Aug. 17 to Aug. 22, 2013