Joseph P. Kenney Jr.


Joseph P. Kenney Jr., 68, of Tisbury, passed away on August 22, 2021, at his home. He was the husband of Karen S. Kenney (Brelsford).

courtesy Chapman Funeral Homes

Joseph was born on Sept. 7, 1952, in Greenwich, Conn., to parents Joseph P. Kenney Sr. and Gertrude Kenney. He graduated from Greenwich High School and earned an associate’s degree from Chester Institute. He worked as the hardware manager for Hinckley’s in Vineyard Haven; prior to that he worked for Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Conn. Joseph enjoyed woodworking and model-making.

He was predeceased by his son, Joseph B. Kenney III, who passed away in 2005. He is survived by his wife, Karen; his daughter, Lauren Graham of Naugatuck, Conn; his sister, Sandra Kenney of Vineyard Haven; and by three grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 28, at 2 pm at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven, officiated by the Rev. Dr. Roger Spinney.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Joseph’s memory can be made to the American Legion, P.O. Box 257, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

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