, Newburyport, MA

December 14, 2012

Margaret "Peg" M. Kenney, 85

Lawrence — Margaret “Peg” M. Kenney, 85, of Lawrence, died December 10, 2012 at the M.I. Nursing/Restorative Center in Lawrence. She was born in Lawrence November 23, 1927 to the late John L. and Aldea (Caron) Moody.

Margaret was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School Class of 1945. She was a secretary for Merrimack College for five years. Margaret was a past member of St. Mary’s Church in Lawrence and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Newburyport. She loved gardening and cooking. She also was a foster mother to children of Catholic Charities.

Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, William P. Kenney, Sr.; a son, William P. “Lee” Kenney, Jr. of Amesbury, Ma, a sister, Mary Henning of Virginia Beach, Virginia, granddaughter, Tawnya (Clancy) and her husband Donald Ouellette of Lawrence, great-granddaughters, Skylar and Jayden, many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Louise Clancy.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Twomey, LeBlanc and Conte Funeral Home, 193 High Street, Newburyport, Ma. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Church, Green Street, Newburyport. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newburyport. For online condolences please visit our website at

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Margaret’s Memory to M.I. Nursing/Restorative Center, 172 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, Ma, 01841.