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Frank J. McKenna

October 7, 2013

Frank J. McKenna

NEW LONDON - Frank J. McKenna, 82, of 341 Shewville Road, Ledyard died Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.
Mr. McKenna was born June 19, 1931, in Pawtucket, RI, the oldest son of the late Francis and Evelyn (McLellan) McKenna. He had lived in Rhode Island for most of his life. Mr. McKenna had served in the U.S. Army Reserves, Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree and was a retired Supervisor from Carol Cable.
Frank is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan (Landry) McKenna, a daughter, Bridget A. Morrissey and her husband, Will, of Ledyard, CT, a son, Bruce E. McKenna, and two brothers, Ralph McKenna of Arizona and Patrick E. McKenna and his wife, Joan, of Taunton, MA. He is predeceased by his brother, Russell McKenna. Mr. McKenna had three grandsons, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Photography and travel were his passions and his portfolio of photographs spans the globe.
The Funeral For Mr. McKenna will be Thursday, October 10, at 9:00 am from the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway Pawtucket. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Teresa's Church, 358 Newport Ave, Pawtucket at 10:00 am. His burial will be in Mt. St. Marys Cemetery in Pawtucket. The calling hours for Mr. McKenna will be Wednesday from 4-7 pm in the funeral home. For directions and online condolences, please visit
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lewy Body Dementia, 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, Georgia, 30047.

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