Jean Ann Kenny

January 13, 1934 - April 27, 2018

Visitation: Friday, May 4, 2018, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM at the Stempien Smith-Ruzzo Funeral Home on 450 Broad St., Meriden, CT 06450.

Service: Father Mark Jette will officiate her mass at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 109 Goodwill Ave., Meriden, CT 06451.


Jean Ann Kenny of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away on Friday, April 27 surrounded by her family. Born January 13,1934 in Waterbury, CT, she was the daughter of the late Roger and Ann Minor. She was the sister of MaryAnn Timek, Robert Minor, and the late Roger Minor, Jr. Jean was a lifelong resident of Meriden until moving to Pittsburgh in 2013. She graduated as a registered nurse from the Meriden-Wallingford Hospital School of Nursing, and was employed for over 20 years by Dr. Vincent Pepe.

Jean is survived by her husband of 60 years, Herbert F. Kenny, Jr., and was the proud mother of five children: Herbert Kenny III (Barbara Marino), Susan Scioscia (Eugene Scioscia), Patrick Kenny (Darlene Ernest), Bonnie Kenny (Cindy Gregory), and Kevin Kenny (Barbara Karanikis).

She was the grandmother of Malorie McLaughlin, Brittany Dietz, Claire Dougherty, Andrea Scioscia, Alex Kenny, Brendan Scioscia, Nicholas Scioscia, Caitlyn Scioscia, Pearl Jean Kenny, and Keira Ann Kenny. Jean was the great grandmother of Conor and Landon Dougherty and Miles McLaughlin.

Jean watched more athletic events than any other mother on Earth. She will always be remembered as the best cheerleader and supporter for her husband’s and children’s teams.

The family will receive friends on Friday, May 4, 2018, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM at the Stempien Smith-Ruzzo Funeral Home on 450 Broad St., Meriden, CT 06450. Father Mark Jette will officiate her mass at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 109 Goodwill Ave., Meriden, CT 06451. A gravesite service will immediately follow at the Walnut Grove Cemetery.

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  • Maryann Leonard

    To Herb and the Kenny family,
    My deepest condolences. Jean was loved by all her friends because she was so genuine. I was fortune enough to have traveled with her and been in her company many times. I will treasure all the wonderful memories we shared. What fun to be with her. Rest In Peace, sweet lady.

  • Gwen Spahr

    Herb,
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Jean was special and I enjoyed her company.
    Blessings,
    Gwen Spahr

  • Mary and Bill Murray

    Our sincere sympathy. Sorry we can’t be there with you, but know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Bryan and Cindy Fontaine

    Our hearts go out to the entire Kenny Family. May she rest in peace.

    Bryan and Cindy Fontaine

 

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