Virginia T. “Jean” Kenny

Virginia T. Kenny “Jean”, died peacefully at home, after a struggle with cancer. Virginia was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Fred and Agnes Arndt. Jean was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and a strong supporter of St. Jude’s Children Research Center. Jean married George M. Kenny in 1967 and helped to raise his seven children after the death of their mother, Alice. Virginia was preceded in death by George and three of her children William (Katie), George (Diana), and Kevin (Kathleen). She is survived by four of the children Robert (Janet), Brian (Joann), Elizabeth (Rory) Conran, and Joseph (Jennifer).; Jean was the proud grandmother of Allison (Nicholas) Croucher, Kathleen, Ryan (Tara), Kevin (Michelle), Sean Kenny, Meghan (Michael) Launius, Patrick, and Jordan Kenny. Bridget (Jacob) Vlakancic, Rory, Daniel and Brianna Conran, Waverly, Tallulah, Brian (Sheryl) and Moira Kathleen, Moira, Brendan and Barry Kenny; Great Grandmother to Brodie & Sean Lyons, Arianna Kenny, Keagan Burke, Liam Croucher, Audri and Michael Kenny. Jean loved style and sparkle, please wear something with glitter and sparkle to honor Jean while attending her service. Visitation Friday, January 3, 2014, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, January 4, 2014, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 9:00 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or

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One comment on “Virginia T. “Jean” Kenny
  1. The Grandchildren says:

    Grandma you will be greatly missed. We love you!

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