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Featured Family Member - Denis Kavanaugh


Denis T. “Kav” Kavanaugh, 62, of Eastlake for the past 28 years, died Sunday, April 29, 2001 at Lake Hospital Systems, Willoughby.

Mr. Kavanaugh was born April 22, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio. A retired sales consultant/owner in the employment industry. He was an United States Navy Veteran on the USS Cutlass –SS478 as a torpedo man. Member of the United States Submarine Veterans Inc. Member of the Eastside Irish American Club and a 1958 graduate of Mentor High School.

Survivors - wife, Darla (nee Domingos) of 40 years of Eastlake.

Daughters - Laura Lewarski of Eastlake, Susan (Paul) Burless of Rock Creek and Cynthia (Robert) Fishley of Madison.

Grandchildren - Nicholas Lewarski, Mary and Bryan Burless, and Christian and Jessica Fishley.

Sisters - Virginia (Robert) McCleary, Betty (C.O.) Adams, Nancy Marshall, Shiela Garcia, Martha (Richard) Dorset, Diane Kavanaugh.

Brothers - Harry (Sally) Kavanaugh, William H. Jr. (Kay) Kavanaugh.

Mr. Kavanaugh is preceded in death by parents William H. Sr. and Eileen Elizabeth Kavanaugh and his sister Erla Buckley.

Funeral service 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Brunner Funeral Home & Cremation Service 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor where family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Inurnment Mentor Cemetery, Mentor, Ohio.