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Ruth Mary Hinchey Kenny

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Ruth Mary Hinchey Kenny Obituary
Ruth Mary Hinchey Kenny passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Born in New York on October 21, 1913, she was adopted by John and Mary Ellen (née Peterson) Hinchey, Ruth grew up in Morristown and Bloomfield, New Jersey. She married James B. Kenny "Nick" in 1946. They raised four children, who survive her: James B. Jr. (Shirlene), David M. Richard P. (MaryAnn) and Mary Lou Battista (Greg). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Shannon C. Smith (Tony), Kathleen Ruth Demetriades (Nick) and Amber Ruth Kenny and great-grandchildren, Lauren, Aidan and Brin. Ruth worked for many years as a secretary, most notably for Hiemer and Co. Stained Glass in Clifton, NJ. Nick and Ruth retired to Tucson in 1980 to be closer to family. She was a volunteer at Tonoho Chul Park and Sewell Elementary School. She was a dear friend, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and wife, who was devoted to her husband, the love of her life, who preceded her in death in 1993. Memorial Mass on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Chapel, 8650 N. Shannon Rd., Tucson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Tohono Chul Park, 7366 North Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ, 85704. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel.
Published in the Arizona Daily Star on June 16, 2013
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