Daniel MacKenzie

Obituary of Daniel James MacKenzie

Daniel James MacKenzie, 55, of Palmer, MA passed away January 13, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 31, 1968, in Palmer, the son of John and Julia (Grabowski) MacKenzie. Daniel was raised in Wilbraham, moved to Springfield, but proudly lived most of his life in Palmer. When he was younger, he enjoyed being part of the Boy Scouts and playing baseball. Daniel was a fan of many things; NASCAR, fishing and rooting for his favorite Boston teams, especially the Bruins and the Patriots. He also absolutely loved animals.


He is survived by his mother, Julia MacKenzie of Palmer, his father, John MacKenzie and his step-mother, Toni MacKenzie of Three Rivers and his wife, Denise Monette of Palmer. Daniel will also be missed by his daughter, Kaylee Ann MacKenzie and his brother, John MacKenzie, IV, both of Palmer. He also leaves his step-brother, Thomas O' Conner and his wife, Michelle, and his step-sister, Colleen Peritz and her husband, Robert. Daniel will be mourned by his best friend, John Weagraff, along with the best brother-in-law, Billy Ryan and his wife, Pam. He is also survived by many brother and sister -n-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins & many friends.


Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Daniel's name can be made to the MSPCA by visiting: https://www.mspca.org/donate-now. 

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