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Obituary: Richard “Rick” L. McKenney, 58

Jul 17, 2017 06:26PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Richard “Rick” L. McKenney

Mr. Richard “Rick” L. McKenney, 58, of Lawrence passed away July 12, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born September 18, 1958 in Salem, ma he is the son of the late George and Rita (Bourassa) McKenney.

Mr. McKenney formerly lived in Winchester and Woburn. He worked as a property manager for Carruth Capital, LLC.

Mr. McKenney enjoyed his Harley Davidson, classic cars, camping but his greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years Joanne (Lowrey) McKenney of Lawrence, two step sons; Brian Beauchesne and his wife Alexis of Dracut, MA, Timothy Beauchesne and his wife Kendra of Hawaii. One sister; Patricia McKenney of Stoneham, one brother and sister in law; George and Maura McKenney of Nashua, NH. He was also the brother in law of Penny and Angelo Valenti of Litchfield, NH, Martha Jones of N. Charleston, SC, Peter and Marybeth Lowrey of Bolton, CT, Lawrence and Leona Lowrey of Dracut, MA, Rhonda and Robert Plamondon of Epping, NH, Norma and James Levasseur of Lowell, MA and Rita and Gary Bryand of Dracut, MA. There are five grandchildren; Chloe, Carter, Brian, Isabella, and Jocelynn as well as several nieces and nephews and one aunt Nancy Jalbert.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Rick may be made to support genitourinary cancer research at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center under the direction of Dr. Richard J. Lee. Checks may be made out to Massachusetts General Hospital c/o MGH Development Office, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114 with "in memory of Rick McKenney " in the memo line.

A celebration of life will be held at the Edgar J. Racicot Inc. Funeral Home, 1400 Broadway Road, Dracut, MA on Saturday July 22, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Online condolences may be shared at

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