John I. Kenney, 63

Lawtey, Fla. – John I. "Jack" Kenney, 63, formerly of Marlborough, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2007 after a short illness.

He leaves his wife, Eunice Whitehead) Kenney, and his children, John Kenney; Tina Philip Kenney and his wife, Leslie; and Sarah Jennings and her husband, JD. He also leaves his granddaughter, Sorcha Larssen, who made her home with him; his grandson, Jason Kenney; his siblings, Terrence Kenney, Peter Kenney, Jean Kenney and Natalie Kenney; his nieces, Moira and Caitlin Kenney; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born in Marlborough, the son of late Marlborough Fire Chief John Kenney and Rose (La- Couture) Kenney, he attended Marlborough High School.

Mr. Kenney served as a Marlborough firefighter from April 1966 until his retirement in 1992.

For many years, he and friends enjoyed hunting deer with a bow and arrow, always saying that the deer were safe from him. He loved being in the outdoors, and was well known for cooking a hearty breakfast at the hunting camp. He volunteered at local hospitals and enjoyed going to flea markets.

A memorial service was held Oct. 21 from the Slattery Funeral Home of Marlborough. Memorial donations may be made to the Firemen's Relief Fund, 215 Maple St., Marlborough, MA 01752.

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