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Daniel K. "Danny" Cogan

Daniel K. "Danny" Cogan
  • December 28, 1994 - April 24, 2017
  • Wakefield, Massachusetts

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“Ken, I am keeping you and your family in my sincerest prayers. May the Lord give you His peace that passes all understanding. ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Richard Carter - Lanett, AL

“Dear Ken and family,please accept our condolences for the loss of your dear son Daniel.We are longtime friends of your Mother Margot,who we love...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Larry and Jean Lanigan - FL

“My heart and soul has been with Ken, Victoria, Linda and Ryan through out this day. I cannot imagine what everyone is going through. Sweet Danny has...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Margot Ferguson - Pinellas park, FL

“Dear Linda,I am so sorry to hear of Danny's passing. May his memory always live on in your heart. My sincerest condolences. ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Tom Runge - Peoria, AZ - Friend

“Our condolences are with you at this difficult time! ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa Laura - Wakefield, MA

“Linda,I'm so sorry for the tragic loss of you wonderful boy Daniel. This is something a parent should never have to experience, the loss of a child....Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Maria Zizza Caggiano - Acton, MA

“Dan, I wish I had kept in contact with yourself and the crew over the last year instead of hearing this very sad news. You we're wise beyond your...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Adam DeStefano - Medford, MA

“My deepest sympathies to all of Danny's family. I pray many happy memories will help you through your great loss. ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: Terry Hiltz - Fairfield, ME

“Kenny, words cannot express my deepest sympathy. My heart is broken for you, Ryan, Linda and your families. Our thoughts and prayers are for God to...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Julie Bell - GA - friend

“'The deepest abyss of pain and grief the human spirit can endure, is the death of your child.' May God give you the strength to endure this and to...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: 'mother of another angel' - MA

“I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Danny, he was a good soul and I loved him dearly. My heart is broken and I can only find relief by knowing...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Bill McGunigle - Tyngsboro, MA

“My heartfelt condolences go out to the entire Cogan family. May Danny Rest In Peace. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Carla Prokop - Springfield, VA

“Rest In Peace, Danny. I haven't seen you since a few years ago when you were visiting Maine and came to my house for a fire, I'm glad I got...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Courtney Gay - ME

“Linda, Kenny and Ryan, My heart is broken for you, your entire family and all of Danny and Ryan's friends. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Sharon Cerretani

“We're so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Kelley & Duane Cloutier - ME

“Love to all of you from your neighbors and friends on Sandcastle Court in Tucson, Arizona. So many wonderful memories we shared as families watching...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Stacia Decker - Tucson, AZ

“Ken/Victoria, Linda, and Ryan: Words cannot express how sorry we are to hear of Danny's passing, and your tremendous loss. Please know that we...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Brian Shawler - Tucson, AZ

“There is not words to express how sorry we are Ken and Victoria for the loss of your son.Our sincere condolences . ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Roger&Sharon Crosby - Newport, ME

“Brian and I are just heart broken to read this. Our hearts ache for Ken, Ryan, Victoria and Daniel's mom.... all of Danny's family. We are...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Debbie Theriault - Brewer, ME

“Our deepest sympathies for your loss and prayers for Danny and your family are with you during this trying time. Please know our thoughts are also...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Barry Lory - Okatie, SC - friend

“A great kid with a heart of gold taken to soon. Many memories that shall forever live on. Sending love from Maine to his family. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Dean Long - friend


22 of 24 | Posted by: George Norton - Peabody, MA

“To me there is never enough you can say about Dan. He has such an impact on my life and in so many different ways. Sometimes you may feel closer to...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Jay Sarcione - friend

“My heart is broken for you and your family Linda and to you and your family Ken. My thoughts and prayers are for God to give you the strength to get...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Maryann Freitas - Manchester, NH


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Daniel K. "Danny" Cogan, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, entered into eternal life suddenly on Monday, April 24, 2017, following a long struggle with addiction. He was 22 years old.

Danny was born in Tucson, Arizona on December 28, 1994 a son of Linda D. (McGunigle) Cogan and Kenneth C. Cogan. He grew up in Wakefield where he was educated in the Wakefield Public School system and graduated from Wakefield High School in 2013. Danny had been working for a moving company for several years. He enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling and dirt biking but his most passionate pastime was helping others and spending quality time with his family and friends.

Danny is the loving son of Linda D. (McGunigle) Cogan of Wakefield and Kenneth C. Cogan and his wife Victoria of Maine. He is the devoted brother of Ryan Cogan of Wakefield. He is the beloved grandson of Kenneth Cogan and his wife Allyce of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Margot Ferguson of Pinellas Park, Florida and the late Billy and Chickie (Flanagan) McGunigle. He is the beloved nephew of Billy McGunigle, Brenda Mead and also survived by many other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Danny's visiting hours on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. with his Funeral Service at 1:30 P.M. in the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Avenue, Wakefield. His burial is private.