June Bendix Kenney, born June 8, 1931, passed away Sunday, March 21st, 2021 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She will be forever in our hearts.
June was the most loving mother of Ferdinand T. (Ken) Kenney, Jr., Brother Dwight G. Kenney, S.C., Raymond J. Kenney (Jeanne) and Cynthia A. Kenney (Cheryl). Loving Grandmother of Shane Kenney (Lauren) and Ramsey Kenney. Loving sister of Joan B. DeBrock (Paul). She was preceded in death by her husband, Ferdinand T. Kenney, Sr., her mother and father, Stella (Treadaway) and Joseph Bendix, siblings, Rose Marie Schwab, Raymond Bendix, Betty Schroth (Byron), Kitty Olsen (Loy), Lawrence Hingle (Alma) and Edmund Hingle (Audrey). Survived by cousins, nieces, nephews, their families and friends, all of whom she loved dearly.
Our mother was entirely devoted to her family and her faith. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy. She was a parishioner at a number of churches through the years, including the old St. Ann’s on Ursuline, St. Gabriel, St. Maria Goretti and Annunciation Parish in Kiln, MS. Mom worked for the phone company until she married and returned to working part-time, following Dad’s death, as a self-employed distributor for Herbalife products and later as an employee at the University of New Orleans bookstore.
Visitation and a Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation begins at 9:00 AM, followed by Mass at 11 AM. Interment follows in Hope Mausoleum on Canal Street.
Donations in June's memory may be made to the CMT Research Foundation, the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation or the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.
Many thanks to Mom’s nurses and aides from Passages Hospice, especially Lyndrell, Lynette, Randi and Kim, for your loving care of our mother. Please practice social distancing and wear a mask.
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