Jean Marie (Joseph) McKenney, age 79, a life-long resident of Norwell, passed away peacefully at home on June 28, 2014 after a brief illness. Jean was born in Norwell to the late Herbert and Grace (Ward) Joseph. Beloved wife of James Lee McKenney. Loving mother of Michael J. of Virginia; Patricia Moulton and husband Carl of Maine; Peter J. and wife Jessica of Maryland; Timothy L. and wife Kathleen of New Hampshire. Cherished grandmother of Brendan McKenney, Cara Jean Moulton, Dylan Moulton, Caitlin McKenney, Robert McKenney, Erin McKenney and James Lee McKenney. Jean is survived by her brother George Joseph, sisters June Alrich and Joyce Dennis and husband Bernard. She was the sister of the late Arnold Joseph, Philip Joseph, Arthur Joseph and Leo Joseph. Jean attended Norwell High School and worked in retail as a young woman and then again as her children got older. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Jean enjoyed sailing, outdoor life, and maintaining an immaculate yard and house. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. in Church of the Resurrection, 1057 Main Street (Rte.228), Hingham, MA. 02043 followed by interment at Washington Street Cemetery, Norwell, MA. Visiting hours omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations to honor Jean may be made to the American
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on June 30, 2014