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Richard "Dick" McKenna

April 2, 2013

Richard Boies McKenna, Sr. 74, of Bokeelia FL, passed away on Tuesday April 2, 2013 in his home at the end of a dirt road in Bokeelia. Dick was the oldest son of Sherwood and Katherine McKenna. He was born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, and moved his family to Cape Coral in 1974 from Rockville, Maryland. Dick owned and operated Able Auto Care in Cape Coral for over 30 years.

Dick is survived by his beloved wife, Jean B. McKenna of 56 years; five surviving children, Carol (Alan) Tucker, Richard B. McKenna Jr., Maryann McKenna, Robert (Linda) McKenna, Suzy (Scot) Goldberg; six grandchildren, Crissy Tucker, Mike Tucker, Matt Tucker, Shane Tucker, Logan Goldberg, Lexi Goldberg; seven great grand children, Brenna, Morgan, Madison, Blake, Austin, Maci, and Isabella; sister, Joan (Robert) Boswell of Kensington, MD; and nieces, nephews and cousins. Dick is preceded in death by his son Anthony "Tony" McKenna "#55".

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Saturday, April 6th at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church, 12175 Stringfellow Rd., Bokeelia, visitation will start at 10:30 am at the church. Burial will be at Coral Ridge Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Tony McKenna Scholarship Fund, c/o Vito Mennona, Mariner High School, 701 Chiquita Blvd North, Cape Coral, FL 33993. Please visit to share in his Life Story and to leave thoughts and memories for his family.


Published in The News-Press from Apr. 4 to Apr. 6, 2013
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