Robert "Bob" J. McKenna

January 4, 1957 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 62)

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York, Maine- Robert "Bob" Joseph McKenna, 62 passed away peacefully on Friday, August 9, 2019 surrounded by his family at his beloved home.


Bob leaves his loving wife of 35 years, Nancy L. (Moore) McKenna; his three sons, Robert McKenna and his wife Crystal, Andrew McKenna and Scott McKenna and his wife Ashley;  three wonderful granddaughters Sabrinah, Skylar, and Margaret; also survived by his sisters Nancy, Beth, Peggy and a brother Billy and their families.


Bob was born on January 4, 1957 in Boston, MA to William F. and Margaret R. (Heger) McKenna. After building his forever home, Bob moved his family to York in 1997, where he remained until his final day. In addition to supporting his family, Bob spent his time on this earth helping others, both as a general contractor and through his Catholic faith. As a devout member of the Knights of Columbus and parishioner of St. Christopher’s Church, Bob wore many hats within the community. Most visibly, Bob could be seen every Columbus Day weekend organizing the Tootsie Roll Drive, raising thousands of dollars that helped hundreds of people with intellectual disabilities. Other interests included starting his day with a Cumby’s coffee, playing mechanic in the garage, spoiling his granddaughters, and kicking his feet up with a cold Budweiser.


Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8pm on Tuesday, August 13th in the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Rd., York, Maine. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Wednesday, August 14th in St. Christopher Church, 4 Barrell Lane, York, Maine. Burial will be in the First Parish Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the  Knights of Columbus #11940, P.O. Box 172, York Harbor, ME 03911 for the Special Olympics. Visit

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August 13, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home
91 Long Sands Road
York, ME 03909

Funeral Mass
August 14, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Christopher Church (York, Maine)

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