Russell Alfred Kenney Obituary

Date of Birth:

Tuesday, May 28th, 1935

Date of Death:

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Funeral Home:

Finley Funeral Home
15 Church Street
Livermore Falls, Maine, UNITED STATES


Russell A. Kenney, 72, a resident of Lisbon Street, Lewiston and a former resident of Litchfield, died July 30, 2007, after being struck by a motor vehicle in Lewiston Sunday night. He made his most recent home in Lewiston for the last seven years. He was born May 28, 1935 in Litchfield, the son of Clifton and Hazel Sedon Kenney. Russell was educated in the Litchfield schools. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, serving during the Korean War. On July 2, 1955 in Litchfield, he married Barbara May Donahue, she passed away in 1998. Russell was employed at the Maine Turnpike Authority as a supervisor of maintenance, retiring in 1977, after 23 years of service. He took pleasure in Agriculture fairs and country music. He enjoyed old farm tractors and machinery and was quite a horse trader. He was a member of Morning Star Lodge in Litchfield. He is survived by a son, Robert Kenney and his wife Rhonda of Litchfield; a daughter, Jane Kenney of Litchfield; five brothers, Ronald of Litchfield, Howard of Woolwich, Warren of Candia, New Hampshire, Fred of Harpswell and Gerald of Litchfield; two sisters, Jean Daly of Old Saybrook, Connecticut and Marjorie Perry of Litchfield; four grandsons, Christopher, Nathan, Bryan and Steve Kenney; two great granddaughters, Maranda and Hannah Kenney; and one great grandson, Nathan Kenney. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife Barbara; a sister, Roxene Knight; and a brother Elwin Kenney.

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