NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

April 27, 2013

Bryan N. Kenneally, 71


Georgetown — Bryan N. Kenneally, 71, of Georgetown, died April 25, 2013, at his home in Georgetown. Bryan was born June 20, 1941, in Medford, Mass., to the late Warren and Eva (Nelson) Kenneally. He grew up in Medford and moved to Rowley his senior year, graduating from Newburyport High School, Class of 1960.

After high school, Bryan joined the U.S. Army and after basic training, he went to O.C.S. where he rose to the rank of Captain. He served as an Army instructor for 18 years.

Bryan retired after of 30 years as a pipe fitter with Boston Local 537. He was past-master with the Charles C. Dame Lodge in Georgetown, member of the Haverhill Scottish Rite, and the Aleppo Shriners of Wilmington, Mass. He was also a past-patron of Georgetown Eastern Star #176.

Bryan enjoyed spending his summer at Lake Winepausakee in New Hampshire and enjoyed boating with his father.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Elaine (Prowse) Kenneally of Georgetown; his children, David B. and his wife, Jocelyn Kenneally, of Newton, N.H., and Karyn E. and her husband, Richard Currier, of Raymond, N.H.; grandchildren, Nicole, David and Jessica; a sister, Christine and her husband, James Prime, of Rowley, Mass.; sister-in-law, Gwen Kenneally of Fort Myers, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. Bryan was predeceased by a brother, Roger M. Kenneally.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Merton E. Roberts, Jr. and Conte Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant Street, Georgetown, MA. A Masonic service will be held on Sunday at 5:30 pm. A funeral service will be offered on Monday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Rowley Cemetery. For on-line condolences, please visit our website at www.contefuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., or to Haverhill Hospice House in Haverhill, Mass.