Michael Kenny of Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry and Chicago 2011
Kenny, Michael Native of Ballyheigue, County Kerry, Ireland. Beloved husband of Nancy nee Kelly. Patriarch of the Kenny family and loving father of Mary (Joe) McNally, Kathy (Dan) Burke, Ann (Jerry) Daly, Theresa (Gerry) O'Carroll and Michael (Patricia) Kenny. Dear son of the late John and Lena Kenny. Proud grandfather of Christopher (fiancée Sarah), Brian, Michael, Tommy, Erin, Sheila, Aileen, Mary, Colin and Maura. Dearest brother of Kathleen (Jim) McCormack, Theresa (Bob) Ellis, Helen (the late John Paul) O'Mahony, Mary (John) Dempsey and the late John Martin (Sheila) Kenny. Loving brother-in-law of Maureen (Michael) Cullinane, Ray (Joan) Kelly, Sean (Rosemary) Kelly, Rita Kelly and the late Chris (Betty) Kelly. Devoted cousin of Timothy (Mary Ellen) Reidy, Ann Marie (the late John) Henaghan and Monsignor Thomas Reidy. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews and a loving and loyal friend to everyone. Visitation Wednesday 3 to 9 p.m. and Thursday 2 to 9 p.m. at the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park. Family and friends will gather Friday, 10:00 a.m. for Mass of the Resurrection at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 West 111th Street, Palos Hills. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery. Veteran of the U.S. Army, founding member of the Kerry Social and Benevolent Association and past Gaelic Park Director. A longtime member of the Shannon Rangers Hurling Club, Gaelic Athletic Association, Local 399 Operating Engineers and Local 130 Plumbers' Union. Friend and supporter of the Mulliganeers. In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia, Heart of Mercy, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660-1017 would be appreciated. www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on October 12, 2011