David A. Dzenawagis of Alaska, who leaves his mother in Mashpee, died on March 13 in a snowboarding accident in Haines, Alaska, two weeks before his 35th birthday.

Born in Hyannis, he was a graduate of Barnstable High School and attended the University of Alaska Southeast.

Mr. Dzenawagis was involved with ski patrol and gave his time to Haines Avalanche Center in Haines, Alaska. He worked in ski resort areas of the Alaskan Takshanuk Mountains, where he participated in search-and-rescue missions.

As a person who loved to work with his hands, he enjoyed activities such as snowboarding, hiking, fishing and painting; and was certified in both search and rescue and welding.

In addition to his mother, Lynda M. Minarik of Mashpee, he leaves a sister, Amanda Dzenawagis of Boston; his paternal grandmother, Edna Dzenawagis; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alan Dzenawagis.

Visiting hours will be Sunday, March 31, from 2 to 5 PM at John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Road in Marstons Mills.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 1, at 10 AM at Our Lady of Victory Church, 230 South Main Street in Centerville.

Burial will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Centerville.

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