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Margaret Lea Kenney

Margaret Lea Kenney

1925 - 2018

Margaret Lea Kenney, 92, of Bayard Street, Sackets Harbor, passed away January 3, 2018 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Diana and Don Woodhouse.

Mrs. Kenney was born July 18, 1925, in Canton, Ohio, daughter of William and Lea Bitter Kolm. She graduated from East Lake High School and received her RN from Altman School of Nursing, both in Canton, Ohio. In 1947, she married Harold J. Kenney at the First Lutheran Church in Canton, Ohio.  Dr. Kenney died on December 1, 2016.

Mrs. Kenney was a registered nurse specializing in gerontology during her career. She was an avid reader, gardener and baker. She was noted for her famous Christmas Cookies and pies of all varieties.

Surviving are her children, a daughter, Diana (Don) Woodhouse, Sackets Harbor, sons, Harold Kenney, Jr., Gloucester. Massachusetts, Dan (Cindy Gilder) Kenney, Anchorage, Alaska, Rick Runge, Canton , Ohio, grandchildren Hanna and Sam, brothers Norman (Norma) Kolm and William Kolm, both of Canton, Ohio. A brother Robert Kolm predeceased her. Several nieces and nephews are also fondly remembered.

Services will be in the spring, her favorite time of the year. The family thanks her many caregivers for their loving care and dedication, and the hospice staff for their support and compassion. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.


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Diana,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. You traveled a long journey with your mom (and dad, too) and they are now back together. Know you did all possible to ensure they lived their last years in dignity and surrounded by love. Remember the good times.

By Mary & Fred Whalen on 01 08, 2018


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Diana,
I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She can now be at peace and rest wth your dad. Your memories of both of them will comfort you and bring a smile to replace the tears in the future.

By Kim Thibert on 01 06, 2018


Condolences left by other guests:

Our thoughts are with you on the passing of your mother. She is now in a better place, and at peace.
We were fortunate to have know Margaret and Doc for years, and will miss them both.

By Tom and Priscilla on 01 05, 2018


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Diana so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Now she can rest amongst the angels. Hold onto the many memories you have of her. Hospice cared for my mom and she is with me everyday, still guiding me through life. Hold your loved ones close.

By Dora Bova on 01 04, 2018


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