Sonia Kenny, 79, of New Smyrna Beach Florida died following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Beloved wife of Henry Kenny, they shared 61 years of marriage. Devoted mother to Michael Kenny of New Smyrna Beach and Thomas Kenny and his wife Pamela, loving grandmother to Ryan, Sean and Brendan Kenny all of Malden, Massachusetts.
Sonia was born in Salem, MA on June 11, 1932. She was the daughter of Mitlo and Tanka nee. Zawinska Godzyk. Sonia was preceded in death by her sister Florence and brother Stephen. She is survived by her sisters-in-law Amelia Godyzk, Nancy Andrews of Beverly, MA and several nieces and nephews.
Sonia and Henry were childhood sweethearts and married September 17, 1950. She worked at Atlanticare Hospital in Lynn, MA and GTE Sylvania in Salem, MA and St Mary’s, PA. Upon her retirement Sonia and Henry moved to New Smyrna Beach FL where they have resided for the past 18 years. Sonia and Henry returned to Massachusetts to spend many vacations and holidays with their three grandchildren. Sonis touched many lives with her love and kindness.
In lieu of other remembrances the family requests donation be made in Sonia’s name to VITAS Hospice 114 Canal Street New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168.
Life Celebration will be 2:00 PM Friday, November 11 at Golden Arms Condominium.