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In Memory of
David W. McKinley
1943 - 2018
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The lighting of a Memorial Candle not only provides a gesture of sympathy and support to the immediate family during their time of need but also provides the gift of extending the Book of Memories for future generations.
David W. McKinley, 75, husband of the late Gail (Esposito) McKinley, died on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Apple Rehab-Coccomo after a long illness. Born in Waterbury on September 5, 1943, he was the son of the late Archibald and Jane (Doolittle) McKinley. He was a longtime Cheshire resident, moving to Meriden in 2002. Mr. McKinley retired from the State of Connecticut in 2002 after over thirty years of employment. He was a veteran of the Navy Reserve.
He is survived by a daughter, Jennifer McKinley of Meriden; a son, Jeffrey McKinley of Kentucky; a sister-in-law, Lori Esposito; two nephews, Patrick T. O’Donovan Jr. of New Britain and John Michael O’Donovan of Meriden and a great-nephew, Nicholas A. O’Donovan of Meriden.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at St. Bridget’s Cemetery, 150 Higgins Road, Cheshire. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to his daughter, Jennifer McKinley. Arrangements are under the direction of the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450
This Book of Memories brings those affected by loss together by encouraging communication and self-expression. By giving friends and family a special place to tell their stories and express their feelings of loss, it helps them care for one another during a very difficult time. Click on any of the links to the right to access features or information within this memorial website.