Thomas Burke “Tommy” McKenna (1952 – 2016)
Anchorage resident Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Burke McKenna, 64, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at his home in Anchorage, Alaska.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at St. Patrick Parish, 2111 Muldoon Road, Anchorage, AK 99504.
Thomas was born on March 14, 1952, to Thomas Edmund and Audrey Elizabeth (Hammerman) McKenna in New York, N.Y. He had graduated from Power Memorial High School and furthered his education at Manhattan College.
Thomas had moved to Anchorage in 1997, where he has resided ever since. He retired from SteelFab in 2016. He loved his family and friends; fishing, reading, football, hockey and nature.
“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, a rapture on the lonely shore … there is a society where none intrudes, I love not man the less, but nature more.” – Lord Byron.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Kevin McCauley of Sumter, S.C.; nephews, Michael, Raymond and John McCauley, all of Sumter, S.C.; sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Uan Sam of South Windsor, Conn.; niece, Ashlee Sam of South Windsor, Conn.; nephew, Ryan Sam of South Windsor, Conn.; sister, Sheila Ofsuryk of Windsor, Conn.; and nephews, Dillon and Beaudie Ofsurtyk of Windsor, Conn.
Please visit Thomas’ obituary and online guestbook at http://www.AlaskanFuneral.com.
Anchorage Funeral Home & Crematory 1800 Dare Ave. Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 345-2244
Published in Alaska Dispatch News on Feb. 17, 2017
McKenna, Thomas Burke ‘Tommy’ [MC???? RIP]
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I do not find anything in my ‘stuff’ for Thomas.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
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