DANNY 'DK' KENNAGH
Danny “DK” Kennagh, 56, of Bethel, died Monday, July 5, 2010 at his residence after a longtime battle with Muscular Dystrophy.
DK was born in Rumford on Sept. 2, 1953, the son of the late Thomas W. and Kathleen (Millett) Kennagh and was educated in Bethel schools graduating from Telstar High School Class of 1973.
DK had worked as a heavy equipment operator for many years having worked at T. W. Kennagh Excavation, P. H. Chadbourne and at the Town of Bethel Highway Department. For more than three decades, DK had been at the Bethel Regional Airport in various capacities stepping away in 2008 as airport coordinator. He had been a member of the Bethel Fire Department since 1971. DK treasured his many friends, particularly those who participated in his daily care, allowing him to remain in his own home.
He is survived by one daughter, Alana Dawn Kennagh and her fiancée Brian Doyle of Gray; one brother, Scott Kennagh and his wife Michelle of Bethel; one sister, Janis Hutchins and her husband Michael of South Paris; four nieces and nephews, Gregory Kennagh and Kailey Kennagh both of Bethel, Jennifer Currier and her husband David and their two sons Colby and Carter of Oxford and Thomas Hutchins of South Paris.
Graveside services will be held at the Riverside Annex Cemetery on Saturday, July 10 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Chuck Mason officiating. Memorials in DK’s memory are suggested to the Bethel Fire Department, Bethel, Maine 04217 or to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 39 Mechanic Street, Westbrook, Maine 04092.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.