Durham News: Obituaries

David Robert Finnegan

Dave Finnegan, born in Woburn, MA, passed away suddenly on November 9, 2015. A long-time resident of Oak Park, IL, he was one of the founding members of Pez Band. Dave played guitar only as a hobby after getting a day job, marrying Paula Chernyshev, and raising a family in Glen Ellyn, IL. He later moved to Durham, NC, where for almost 20 years, his reliability and work ethic proved him an invaluable maintenance supervisor for BASF.He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Carol Finnegan, and his daughter, Anna Therese. He is survived by his son Dave Finnegan II and leaves behind a sister, Susan (Charlie) Davis and many friends.A memorial service will be held December 1 at 5:30 PM at Massey’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Durham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity or the Red Cross.