Dennis R. McBride of Downingtown
Dennis R. McBride, 70, passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 17, 2016. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen Elizabeth “Mickie” Bracken, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2008.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Vincent and Margaret M. Heaggerty McBride.
Dennis proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a life-long parishioner of St. Joseph Church, Downingtown where he was also employed as a grounds keeper for over 20 years. He was a past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus and 4th degree Knight.
He was a model train enthusiast and an avid fly fisherman. Dennis was all about his faith, community and family. He was a loving father and grandfather.
Dennis is survived by his children, Patricia J. (David) Salome, Christopher M. (Kimberly) McBride and Michael D. (Emily) McBride. He is also survived by a brother, John McBride and by 10 grandchildren.
An evening visitation will be held from 6-8 pm, Monday, November 21, 2016 at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at St. Joseph Church, 338 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, where family and friends may call from 9:4510:45 am.
Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Downingtown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1617 JFK Blvd, Suite 700, Philadelphia, Pa 19103 or to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), 225 City Ave., Suite 104, Bala Cynwyd, Pa 19004.
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