Kenneth C. McVeigh, age 65 of Newark and a lifelong resident of Delaware, passed away October 2, 2016 after a short illness.
Ken was predeceased by his wife Nancy (Henry) McVeigh, his parents, Charles W. McVeigh and Madeline (Donohue) McVeigh, his older brother, Jerry and a sister, Irene Pruitt.
He is survived by his son, Michael, a sister, Maureen Feeley, a sister-in-law, Martha McVeigh and 8 nieces and nephews, Charles, Cathleen, Colleen, Carolyn, Jennifer, Christopher, Richard and Ronnie.
His maintained a lifelong friendship with his close friends, Frank Olivieri and his wife, Lorelei.
Ken recently retired from Verizon after 25 years and was a member of the Communications Workers of America.
Ken was devoted to his family and always worked for their well-being. He had a good sense of humor, enjoyed beach vacations, following the Dallas Cowboys and picking the winners at Delaware Park. He will be missed.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, October 6 from 10 to 11am, at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, where a funeral service will be held at 11am. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery.

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