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JoAnne Kenney

November 27, 1946 — May 16, 2021

JoAnne E. Kenney (nee Fignar), age 74, of Drexel Hill, PA, formerly of Lansford, PA, passed away on May 16, 2021.

Born in Coaldale, PA, JoAnne was the first of five children born to Joseph and Anna Fignar (nee Oriel).  She attended Lansford High School, graduating in 1964.   She worked briefly as a seamstress for Rosenau Brothers before being accepted into Philadelphia General Hospital’s (PGH) Nursing Program and becoming a Registered Nurse in 1969.   This was the same hospital and nursing program from which her mother also graduated.  JoAnne worked at PGH as an OR Nurse and Nursing Supervisor until the hospital closed.   She then worked for Delaware County Memorial Hospital as an ICU Nurse.

JoAnne was a wonderful pianist and organist, playing the organ for several churches.   She loved to crochet, visit the beach in Wildwood, NJ and especially loved all the Philly sports teams.

JoAnne lost her beloved husband, Dan, after 45 years of marriage last November to Covid.  She is survived by her daughters, JoAnne DeLaney and husband Andrew and Kelly Fritz and husband Brian.  She also has 3 grandchildren, Emily, Nathan and Erica who will miss their Mom-Mom very much.   JoAnne’s remaining siblings are Joseph (Buddy) Fignar and wife Monica of New Tripoli, Jeanne Fignar of Northampton, and Ann Marie Edinger of Hummelstown.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Friday, May 21, 2021 10:00-10:50 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 316 E. Broadway Avenue, Clifton Heights, PA and to her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA.

Contributions in JoAnne’s memory to the Fireman’s Hall Museum, 147 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or to the Providence Animal Center, 555 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063 would be appreciated.

For those unable to attend JoAnne’s Funeral Mass, her Funeral Mass will be livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/thedonohuefuneralhome/

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316 E Broadway Ave, Clifton Heights, PA 19018

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