Gloucester, MA — David F. Feeney, 49, of Gloucester, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 19, 2013.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 4, 1963, son of the late James Feeney and Arlene (Hodges) Feeney. He was employed as a dock builder and welder for BTT Marine Construction Company in East Boston. David enjoyed an active outdoor life, especially playing catch with his daughter, working out at the gym, wrestling with his son and rock climbing at Red Rock. He was a Civil War history buff and was very book smart. He always made sure that his children were well cared for, as he always said to them, “No matter what, we will always have each other.” He was like an angel, always giving, sharing with others and above all doing the right thing. He also loved to give to those less fortune and gave to multiple charities. David will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his children, Bonita J. Feeney and David B. Feeney, both of Gloucester; Jennifer (McNutt) Feeney and her fiancé, John Dennen, of Cranston, R.I.; sister, Kathleen Feeney, of Ohio; five brothers, Michael Feeney, of Gloucester, William, Robert, Ronald and Donald Feeney, all of Ohio; sisters-in-law, Annie Feeney, of Ohio, Bonita O’Brien and her husband, John, of Gloucester, Kathryn Caissie and her husband, Edward, of Billerica, and Susan Roubian and her husband, Edward, of Westford; brothers-in-laws, Harvey McNutt, of Gloucester, Robert McNutt and his wife, Debra, of Billerica, and Scott McNutt ,of New Hampshire; several nieces and nephews including, Rebecca and April Feeney, William Feeney; and the family dog affectionately called Dooply. He was predeceased by two brothers, James and Thomas Feeney.
ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Ann’s Church, Holy Family Parish on Friday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. Visiting hours in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester, will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his children, Bonita or David Feeney, 19 School St., Gloucester, MA, 01930. Online condolences may be given at www.greelyfuneralhome.com.