SAUGUS-Mr. John Patrick Denahy age 72, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, February 8th. He was the beloved husband of Joan L. (Davis) Denahy with who he shared 50 years of marriage.
Born in Lynn and raised in Swampscott he was the son of the late John F. and Marjorie (Healy) Denahy. A United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War, Pat worked for 30 years with the City of Melrose as Foreman of the Tree Department and then worked for 10 years at Greenwood & Sons Construction Company in Melrose. His love for wood was expressed with his building of bird houses and feeders. Splitting and cutting wood became a devoted pastime. After retirement Pat was a faithful volunteer at the United Parish Food Pantry in Saugus.
Besides his wife he is survived by his two loving daughters; Kellie Seniti & her husband Joseph of Medford, Maurine Sponagle and her husband Robert of Nottingham, NH. He was the cherished grandfather of Ashley Seniti, Samantha Seniti, Lily Sponagle, Leila Sponagle and the late Kylee Sponagle. Pat was the brother of Tim Denahy of FL, Daniel Denahy of NH, Michael Denahy of Swampscott.
In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the United Parish Food Pantry, 50 Essex Street, Saugus, MA 01906.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service in the Cliftondale Congregational Church, 50 Essex Street, SAUGUS, on Sunday, February 12 at 3 p.m.