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 John Joseph Kenny

John Joseph Kenny

Birth
Ireland
Death 28 Jul 1939 (aged 79–80)
Westernport, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Burial Westernport, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Plot Section D-1, Lot 52
Memorial ID 101991947 · View Source
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The Herald, Piedmont, W.Va.,
Thursday 3 Aug 1939:

"Funeral services for John J. Kenny, 79, who died Saturday morning at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Estel Kenny, Church street, Westernport, were held Monday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Peter's Catholic church. Solemn high mass was celebrated by Rev. A. Scarpati, pastor, with Rev. Victor Dowgiallo, as deacon, and Rev. Joseph Lansinger as subdeacon. Rev. Father Scarpati delivered the sermon. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Joseph L. Mansfield, P. A. Laughlin, John B. Determan, George Cleaver, Edward Moran and Sheridan Evans; honorary, John Dowling, Henry Bell, Leo Dixon, Joseph Conroy, Gus Fazenbaker, E. W. Noon, William Harden, James Wilkinson, John Healy, Lew Adams, Vause Adams, John Rankin, Alfonso Garritano.

Among those attending were Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Ravenscroft and family, Fairmont; Mr. and Mrs. E. I. White and family, Canton, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Ingram, Mr. and Mrs. Sol Simmons, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Marshall Daugherty, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kenny, East Millsboro, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred B. Schwinabart and children, Elk Garden; Mrs. C. F. White, Richmond, Va.; Mrs. Nellie Maffett, William Browning and Miss Zaida Browing, Oakland; Mrs. Elizabeth McNally, Elk Garden; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mullen, Emmett Fahey, Mrs. Samuel Nightengale, Mrs. Nellie Furley, Miss Beatrice Manion, Cumberland, John Kenny, Jr., Shallmar; John Manion and Mrs. Anna Kight, Frostburg, Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Fowler, Keyser; Mrs. Ernest Simon, Nethkin, W. Va., and Edward Stakem, Lonaconing.

A native of Ireland, Mr. Kenny came to this community with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kenney. For forty-six years he was mine foreman for the Davis Coal and Coke Company at Elk Garden. Since 1933, he has made his home with his son. He has been seriously ill at times during the past year.

Besides James Estel Kenny, he leaves five other sons, Richard A. Kenny, Freemont, N. H.; John Kenny, Shallmar, Frank, Bernard and Thomas Kenney, Westernport; three daughters, Mrs. F. J. Ravenscroft, Fairmont, W. Va., Mrs. E. E. White, Canton, O.; and Mrs. Fred B. Schwinabart, near Elk Garden, one sister, Mrs. Bernard B. Ingram, Akron, Ohio, and thirty-five grandchildren."


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  • Created by: rds
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101991947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Joseph Kenny (1859–28 Jul 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101991947, citing Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery, Westernport, Allegany County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by rds (contributor 47976878) .