McCue, David M. Sr.

December 20th, 2010

**Funeral rescheduled from 12/27 to 12/28 at 12pm, St. Thomas Church, due to State of Emergency**

McCue, David M., Sr., Retired Wilmington Police Sergeant, age 64, of Wilmington, died peacefully, Monday December 20, 2010.

Beloved husband of Cindie A. (Parella) McCue, devoted father of David M. McCue, Jr. & his wife Tracy, loving “Papa” of Tierney and Riley McCue all of Wilmington, dear son of the late James H. & Eleanor M. “Sis” (DeGrasse) McCue, brother of Frances & Ed Filippone of Florida, Mary & Norman French of Florida and Maine, Dorothy & David Nasuti of Franklin, Dick & Mary Longo of Shrewsbury, Corinne & Gerald Roderick of Manchester, NH, and Stephen McCue of Wilmington. David is also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Funeral Mass at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington on Tuesday 12/28 at 12:00 p.m (rescheduled from 12/27 due to State of Emergency). Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours Sunday, December 26th from 4-9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in David’s name may be made to Shriners Burns Institute, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.


32 Entries in Guest Book for “McCue, David M. Sr.”

  1. Susan Beals says:

    Dear Cindie and David,
    My heart goes out to both of you. “Big Dave” was a special man to all of us and he will be dearly missed. We are all so lucky to have known him and he has been a wonderful friend to my family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Dan D`Eon says:

    Dave, Tracy, Tierney & Riley,
    We are deeply sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this holiday season.

    Dan, Janine, Deven, Emily, Lindsay & Brady D`Eon

  3. Judson Miller says:

    To the McCue Family,

    Please accept my heartfelt sympathy and condolences on the news of Dave’s passing.

    He was a great guy and a great police officer.

    May God Bless you all at this most difficult time.

    Judson Miller

  4. Leanne & Donald Woodland says:

    Dave and Family, we are so sorry to hear about your dad. He is now resting peacefully. Please know you are in our thoughts.

  5. Esther G. Block says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you……………………
    Dave was truly a great friend to me……..I will miss him………….

    God bless you all………….


  6. Bev O'Connell-Rooney says:

    Cindy and the entire McCue family,

    So sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. He was inspirational to so many people showing such courage and optimism during his illness. His suffering is over and he is resting peacefully now. I hope the memories you shared as a family will comfort you during this difficult time.

    Bev O’Connell-Rooney

  7. Ed Thompson says:

    What a wonderful man Dave was. I worked with him on the WPD and he was always enjoyable to work with. My deepest sympathies to all of his family and especially Cindie who has been at his side through these years of pain and suffering. May he rest in peace. He will be missed by many.

  8. Heather Fuller says:

    Cindy, Dave and Family,
    I was honored to have known “Pops”. He was a great man! And, a great cook…he made the best stuffed shrimp! I hope happy memories will help you through this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.
    Heather & Steven

  9. Phyllis and Vinnie Micciche says:

    To the entire Mccue family
    Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this most difficult time.

  10. Laura & Ray McGibbon says:

    So sorry for your loss. Dave was such a great guy…will never be forgotten. He’s at peace now…no more suffering. Your all in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Elaine (Hersom) Ashdown says:

    My condolences to the McCue Family. I want especially to send my sympathy to David’s sisters and brother – Corinne, Dottie, Francis, Mary, and Stephen. I am so sad – known David since he was 3 years old. Watched him grow into the wonderful man he bacame. He was so amazing in his fight against his illness. My thoughts and prayers are with you and David’s entire family during this sad time.

  12. Marian & Jay Moniz says:

    Cindy & the McCue family,

    We have lost a gentle man, a community servant, a neighbor and friend. We express our sincerest condolences to the entire family.

    Marian & Jay Moniz

  13. The Riel's says:

    Words can’t express how sorry I am for you but that we are here for you.

  14. John & Dorothy Pilcher says:

    Cindy and David

    I am so sorry to hear of David Passing. He was a great guy and a fun
    kid to grow up with. He showed so much courage during his illness.
    He will be missed.

  15. John Reid says:

    Mrs McCue,Dave & family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss.
    I was lucky to have known such a good man.
    My god rest his sole & bless you all

  16. Sandra Longo says:

    Dearest Cindy and family,
    We are deeply sorry for your loss. Dave was a good man.
    Love you, Sandra, Mike and Tony Longo

  17. nancy hersom brennick says:

    I was so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. Dave’s family and my family had a lot of fun growing up together. He was a wonderful man and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family along with his sister’s and brother. you all have my deepest sympathy love nancy

  18. Carol (Aberle)Cucurullo says:

    Cindie, Dave and the rest of the McCue family,my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Have known Dave and Cindie for many years. My heart goes out to you Cindie. Keep strong and call me if you need anything, or just someone to talk to.

  19. Marie (Hersom) pote says:

    The McCue Family, So sorry to hear of Daves passing, I will miss a life long friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Marie (Hersom) Pote and Tom Pote

  20. Frank & Claire D'Entremont says:

    Cindy & Family, We are deeply sorry for your loss, You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

  21. Bob & Carol Hodgdon says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. Dave was a great friend and neighbor , Bob had many fun times snowmobiling with him , they enjoyed many good times together , he also had a love of poetry which he and I had in common. We will always remember the fun times we had a the McCue Christmas parties . He will be fondly remembered.

  22. Larz Neilson says:

    David was undoubtedly the bravest person I have ever known. His stand against corruption places him among the all-time finest police officers in Massachusetts. You deserve great credit for standing there with him through it all. I’m very sorry for your loss.

  23. Paula McDonough says:

    Dave, Tracy, Tierney & Riley:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

    Paula, Marissa & John

  24. Ed and Kim says:

    Aunt Cindie,David and family, We are so sorry to know of Uncle Daves passing. He was a wonderful family man and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time.

  25. Jay & Rita says:

    Dear Cindie and Young David,

    Jay and I are so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. We have so many memories of our camping experiences and also of many years after that.

    Cindie, we are so sorry that we can’t make the visiting hours today, but because the visiting hours start at 4:00 p.m. and the storm will be in full swing after that, we’ll not be able to be there. We are so, so, sorry.

    As I’ve told you, we are here for anything you may need and hope that we can get to see you, once things have settled down.

    All our love,
    Jay & Rita

  26. Julie (Maninos) Matthews says:

    Dear Cindy & Dave,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m sitting here and looking back on very fond memories of “Mr. McCue” and your family. He was there for me even when no one knew I needed a friend. For that I will always thank him.
    He was and still is a wonderful man and his life, love, and laughter will live always in your memories, heart, and family.

    Love to you all,

    Julie (Maninos) Matthews

  27. Valerie & David Ward says:

    To Mrs. McCue, David, Tracy & family,

    David & I were very sorry to hear about your loss. The memories are what will help you thru, I truly believe this because that is all your left with. Sorry we were not able to make the services.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at the time.

    Valerie & David Ward

  28. Donna Lautz says:

    Dear Cindie, So sorry to hear of your husbands passing. I,m sorry I didn’t know him. I still remember our friendship in 6th grade when you first came to Wilmington.My prayers for you and your family.

  29. ted&deb kinnear says:

    rest in peace dave ted kinnear

  30. Michele & Laura Caira says:

    Dear Cindie,

    Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Dave was a great guy. We remember him as a dedicated police officer, a talented carpenter, a dear friend, and a credit to his family and community. We are so sorry for your loss.

    With our deepest sympathy,

    Laura and Michele

  31. Mike and Donna Rapa says:

    Dear Cindie, David Jr. and family

    We are very sorry to hear of Davids passing. Dave was a true gentleman with a gigantic heart of gold. What a great family guy with a great laugh. Our Christmas getaways together will be cherished by us forever.

    Our prayers are with you all at this time.

    Mike and Donna Rapa

  32. Tierney (his granddaughter) mccue says:

    I MISS YOU SO MUCH PAPA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    it is an honor to where your medalian of st. christopher everyday.
    YOU WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY THOUGHTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I MISS YOU MORE AND MORE EVERYDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

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