Memorial Created By
Aaron Gorelick

dave mccloskey

November 01, 1940 - February 12, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of dave mccloskey. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial. Note: If you click on a photo,...  see more

James David "Dave” McCloskey On February 12, 2021, James David (Dave) McCloskey, after a lengthy illness, went on his final sleigh ride to Heaven.  Dave was born November 1, 1940 in Salem, Ohio.   He leaves two sons, David, and Edward (Denise) McCloskey of Paris, Tennessee, a sister Jayne Ann (Thomas) Lange of Columbia Station, Ohio. He leaves grandchildren Mark (Nicole) McCloskey of MD and Michelle (Jared) Riley of Virginia.  His...  see more
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  • dennis dragomer
    so many memories. I met Dave when I was about 16 years old, 60 years ago. We worked together, I lived with him and Maryann for a short time in 1966. He was groomsman in my wedding in 1969. We stayed in touch over the years and I would see him every...  more
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  • Dean DeRusso
    Dean DeRusso added 1 photo(s) to the memorial dave mccloskey:
  • Dean DeRusso
    Dave McCloskey has been announced on Facebook that he passed away on Feb 12. On February 25, his photo was shared on Rochester's Democrat and Chronicle Paper on the Obituaries & Memoriams on page 12-A. Dave has a long history all over the country....  more
  • Carol Reed
  • Wendy DiMatteo
    When I was a new interpreter, he encouraged me to believe in myself. I was so touched by his love of giving, especially during Christmastime, to children who needed extra special love.
  • Neil Hair
    Dave was such a caring and kind individual and will be missed tremendously by all and my family in particular. He gave both my young children so much joy and wonderful memories over the Christmas period with visits to his home - he was truly a wonderful...  more
  • Wendy DiMatteo
  • Jeannette Giagios
    I knew Dave through his interpreting but remember him for his dedication and volunteering with me on the RIT CARES group for many years. We enjoyed sharing experiences and helping each other with concerns that always 'pop-up' from time to time. I will...  more
  • Lynn Vandeviver
  • Judy  Ferguson
    I love the sparkle in his eyes. Judy Ferguson
  • Aaron Gorelick
    The following tribute was written and emailed to dave's work colleagues in the Department of Access Services at NTID at RIT on 2/23/21 by Kip Webster. The obituary you see here at GatheringUS was attached.

    subject: Our friend and colleague, dave...  more
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  • Linda Freeland
  • Linda Freeland
    Dave was very special to Dennis and Me (Lynn) Freeland. Dennis met him while at Lakewood High School, Ohio and introduced me during our Jr. year, 1957. We doubled dated with Dave & Kathi most of our Sr. yr. We remained in touch with eachother most...  more