Brooklyn NY Daily Eagle July 6, 1941 Pg A9Column 1
Stephen McKENNA,69, DIES; WAS RETIRED FIRE CAPTAIN Members of the New York Fire Department will be honorary pallbearers tomorrow morning at the funeral of Stephen McKenna, retired fire captain, who died Friday in St. Peter's Hospital after a brief Illness. From his home, 53T 61st , S t .t h e cortege will proceed to the RC Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 59th St. and 5th Ave.,where a requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 o'clock. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Captain McKenna, who was 69, retired last December after more than 40 years service. He was one of the few New York firemen who had participated in battling the Baltimore fire of 1904. Born in County Roscommon, Ireland,he was a resident of Bay Ridge for more than 35 years. He was a member of the Anchor Club of the Fire Department Admiral Dewey Council, Knights of Columbus,and the 7th A. D. Democratic C l u b. Surviving are his 'widow, the former Miss Mary CULLEN a daughter, Agnes; and three sons, the Rev.Stephen McKENNA, C.SS.R., a member of the faculty of the Redemptorist Seminary, at Esopus. N. Y.; Owen, an executive of the Megowen Educator Biscuit Company of Lowell, Mass.. and John, a member of the New York. Fire Department.