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In Memory of

Daniel N. McEnaney

April 6, 1962 - November 14, 2016

Obituary


Daniel N. McEnaney 54 years old of Orleans passed away on November 14, 2016 surrounded by love. Dan was stricken with Cholangiocarcinoma in April of 2016, and everyone who knew him was devastated. Born the third of seven children to Norman F. McEnaney and Nancy F. McEnaney (Miramant), he attended St. Mary's School in North Attleboro, MA and Bishop Feehan in Attleboro, MA before moving with his family to Brewster, MA in 1978. Dan graduated from Nauset Regional High School in 1980 and was proud to be a member of the 1979 State Championship Soccer...

Daniel N. McEnaney 54 years old of Orleans passed away on November 14, 2016 surrounded by love. Dan was stricken with Cholangiocarcinoma in April of 2016, and everyone who knew him was devastated. Born the third of seven children to Norman F. McEnaney and Nancy F. McEnaney (Miramant), he attended St. Mary's School in North Attleboro, MA and Bishop Feehan in Attleboro, MA before moving with his family to Brewster, MA in 1978. Dan graduated from Nauset Regional High School in 1980 and was proud to be a member of the 1979 State Championship Soccer Team. An avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt , fish, ski, surf and mountain bike, Dan had an amazing life and lived it to the fullest. His motto was no regrets. In 1989 Dan married the love of his life, Margaret Elizabeth Mead and they settled in North Scituate, RI, where they were the happy parents of four beautiful children. In 1999, Dan and Margy moved their young family back to Cape Cod settling in Orleans to be near family and to enjoy the outer cape lifestyle.
In 2004 Dan convinced Margy to become entrepenural business partners, they bought a fitness business in Hyannis, and Cape Cod Fitness Company was born. The partnership flourished over the years and in 2014 Margy and Dan became the owners of a second Fitness Business Osterville Fitness in Osterville, MA. Dan loved the freedom of being his own boss it allowed him to be present at all of his children's sporting events, both as a coach and a fan. Dan also loved traveling the open road and took to it many times over the years in an 18 wheeler, always keeping his CDL current. He loved to tell the stories of the places he went and the people he met along the way.
Danny loved his life, his friends, his family, and his way of doing things. However, that never stopped him from taking time to listen to others with his generous, open heart. We will all remember the laughter and the slapping of his knee because Danny loved to laugh, and to make others laugh along with him. His unique energy could change any room he entered and influenced everyone around him.
Dan is survived by his wife of 27 years Margaret Elizabeth, his four children Christopher M., Garrett J., Sheamus D., and Marielle G McEnaney all of Orleans, His parents Norman and Nancy McEnaney of Orleans, his Brother James and his Wife Anne of Norton,MA, Brother Michael of Kennebunk ME, Brother Timothy and Wife Johanna of Blackstone, MA, Brother Jonathon and Wife Mindi of Carver, MA, Sister Erin and Husband Nick Frischer of Chesterfield, MA, Sister Carrie McEnaney of Brewster, MA, Father in law James Mead and Leona Grant of Dennis, MA, Sister in law Kimberely Mead-Walters and Husband Davis of Orleans, MA, Sister in law Rachel Topal of Eastham,Brother in Law Briton Luhmann of Orleans, MA, Sister in law Lauren Hobbes Mead of Farmington, NM and many nieces nephews and a great niece and great nephew.
His memorial visitation will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm in the Nickerson Funeral Home, 77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans, MA . His funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, Decemeber 3, 2016 at 11am in St. Joan of Arc Church, 61 Canal Road, Orleans, MA. For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com