Click here to return to Obituaries page

Eleanor "LE" (Hunt) Kenny

HAVERHILL: Eleanor "LE" (Hunt) Kenny, 88, died Thursday, July 28, 2011, at the Prescott House in North Andover. LE was the wife of the late John Kenny who passed away in 1979.

Born in Haverhill, on August 20, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Baldwin Brasseur and Henrietta (Hunt) Brasseur.

LE was educated in Haverhill and graduated from Haverhill High School. She worked more than twenty years at the former Haverhill Manor Nursing Home where she oversaw many aspects of patient care, and retired as Head Laundress in 1986.

She attended the Universalist Unitarian Church, Haverhill, MA, where she taught Sunday school. LE was devoted to her family and cherished the time spent with those she loved. She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, and riding with friends to shop.

She is survived by her children; James B. "Jim" Kenny and his wife Therese "Terry" of Haverhill, and Richard D. "Dick" Kenny and his wife Janet of Sandown, NH; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was the sister of Donald Ralph Brasseur and sister-in-law of Elaine (Jiadosz) Brasseur, both of North Andover, aunt to Beverly A. Brasseur of Exeter, NH and Don M. Brasseur of North Andover. She was the mother of the late John J. "Joey" Kenny who died in 1992.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Wednesday, August 3rd, at 2:00 p.m. at Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill, MA. At the family's request there will be no calling hours. Arrangements by Dole, Childs& Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. In her memory, donations may be made to the Susan G. Koman for the Cure, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244, or St Jude Medical Center, 101 E. Valencia Mesa Dr., Fullerton, CA 92835.

Online condolence may be sent to

Click here to return to Obituaries page