Mary B. Kenney
Date of Passing:
Kenney, Mary B., 92, formerly of Lakeside Street, Riverside, died peacefully on August 15, 2021 at the home of her niece Patricia Northup in Hyannis, MA.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Joseph B. and Julia M. (Thornley) Benedict, she lived in Riverside for 44 years.
Mrs. Kenney was an executive secretary for the Dean of Rhode Island School of Design for 23 years before retiring in 1995. She previously was a teacher in the Coventry School Department.
Mary was a member of the St. Brendan Church Forever Young Club. She was a communicant, Eucharistic minister and past treasurer of the St. Martha’s Church Rosary and Altar Society. She also was a volunteer at Bradley Hospital.
She was the sister of the late Marjorie E. Higgins, Dorothy F. Northup, Mildred, Joseph, Raymond, and Gordon Benedict.
A private committal service and burial will be held in Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pawtucket. Contributions in Mary’s memory to VNA of Cape Cod Hospice, 255 Independence Drive, Hyannis, MA 02601 would be deeply appreciated.