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Andrew "Andy" McKenna

October 6, 1955 - November 13, 2012

Andrew “Andy” McKenna, 57, of Sherrills Ford, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
He was born on October 6, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, to the late Frances M. and Rosina E. Tait McKenna. He was a veteran of the US Army and was employed with Baxter International. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Mooresville and enjoyed reading, traveling and scuba diving.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Dora Abreu McKenna; children, Adrianna McKenna and Kevin McKenna; brother, Phillip McKenna and Anna Allen; and sister, Ellen Collins and husband, James.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 17 at St. Therese Catholic Church. The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00-7:00 PM with a prayer service following at 7:00 PM at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spinal Cord Tumor Association, Inc., P.O. Box 461, Jay, FL 32565.