Claire Patricia (Berninger) Kenney

October 9, 1923 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 97)


Kenney, Claire P. (Berninger) of East Boston passed away on September 5, 2021 at the age of 97.

Devoted wife of the late James P. Kenney.

Beloved sister of the late Mary Bisson and husband, Marcel, Thomas J. and wives Julia Fennelly and Mary Plunkett, Catherine E., and Richard G. Berninger and wife Judith Sullivan.

Also survived by three generations of loving nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends will honor Claire's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street (Orient Heights) East Boston, on Friday, September 10th from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM followed by a procession to St. Joseph- St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley Street East Boston, for a 11:00 AM funeral mass celebrating Claire's life. All other services are private.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Dana-Faber Cancer Research Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02215, T:617-632-3325.

In accordance with the City of Boston Five-Point Plan for the Delta Variant of COVID-19, face masks are required at all times when indoors.


September 10, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
September 10, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church
59 Ashley St.
East Boston, MA 02128

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