Richard C. “Dick” Kenney Jr.

July 26, 2011

Richard Chris “Dick” Kenney Jr. 66 of Frankfort, IN, passed away July 26, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis, IN. Born August 26, 1944 in Concord, NH to the late Richard Chris & Ruth Annabel (Connor) Kenney. He married Deborah Ann Saczawa on July 28, 1984 and she survives. Dick was a 1962 graduate from Bristol, New Hampshire High School and attended New England College there from 1962-1963. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served for six years. He worked as a plant chemist at both International Packings Corp. in New Hampshire for 17 years and at Federal Mogul in Frankfort for 27 years. He attended and was active in St. Mary’s Church in Frankfort. A man of great faith, he inspired others to a deeper relationship with God. He was Eucharistic minister at mass and for the home-bound and had a great love for Jesus and Jesus’ mother, Mary. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Dick worked as a Blue Ridge Elementary School volunteer in his wife’s classroom. A great baker, he often made treats for the children and was most famous for his apple and pecan pie and all types of cookies. An avid gardener, he grew beautiful flowers, especially roses and vegetables. Dick was Debby’s heaven on earth, the love of her life and they treasured their vacations in TN. Dick and his wife would like to thank everyone for all the kindnesses extended to them during Dick’s illness.

Visitation and Services

The rosary will be said for Dick at 5 p.m. with calling from 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2011 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 30th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery near the statue of Christ and by a tree. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Survived by:

Wife: Debby Kenney of Frankfort Sister: Judy Bucklin of Alexandria, NH Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Nancy Moulton.


9 Condolences for “Richard C. “Dick” Kenney Jr.”

  1. Pat Brumbarger July 26, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    It was a great pleasure to have had the opportunity of getting to know Dick and you Debby. I am just sorry it was a short lives meeting with Dick. He is in good hands now and will suffer no more. May we all share our memories. I send my deepest condolences to you Debby. You are a wonderful, caring person.

  2. Sarah Roudebush July 27, 2011 at 9:04 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. He was truly a great man to know! He will be missed by every one that knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Sarah Roudebush

  3. Marilea Cearlock July 27, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    Debby, we were so sorry to hear the sad news about Dick. We were Dick’s neighbors before you were married and I remember how happy he was when you two got together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the days ahead. Take care.
    Marilea and Keith Cearlock and family

  4. Julia Lewis July 27, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    We are so sorry to hear you lost Dick. He was a great man and loving husband. He is in god’s hands now with no more pain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I know god will help you through this sad time.
    Steve and Julia Lewis

  5. Shandel King July 27, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    Dick was a wonderful Husband, Friend, Mentor. I was blessed by having the chance to know you and Dick. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this sad time. Kris & Ken are praying for you and your family as well. Thank you for being my boys’ God Parent(s).

  6. Cindy Kelly July 28, 2011 at 4:47 pm

    Debby, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man!!!! Our prayers will be with you and your family in the days ahead. The Kelly’s

  7. Ted & Laura Shinn July 29, 2011 at 10:44 am

    Debby, our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time of grief. Dick was a good husband and friend, and will be missed by all who knew him.
    The Shinn’s, Rockwall, TX

  8. Kristy Miller July 29, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    Debby, we are so sorry for your loss. Dick may be gone, but he will never be forgotten. I always enjoyed seeing him every Wednesday at school. He was a wonderful man and his memory will live on forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Kristy and Dan Miller

  9. Suellen Myers August 1, 2011 at 8:37 am

    Debby, We are so very sorry for your loss. Dick was a great guy. I always enjoyed working and talking with him at school. Take care of yourself. You are in our prayers. Chris & Suellen Myers

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