Laura F. McKenney, 88, of Biddeford, died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at St. Andre’s Healthcare Facility. She was born in Biddeford August 15, 1930, a daughter of Allan G. and Mary A. (Norwood) Hussey. Laura graduated from Biddeford High School with the class of 1947.
She worked for nine years as a telephone operator before her marriage to William W. McKenney at St. Mary’s Church on April 16, 1955. After her children were grown, she returned to work in the housekeeping department at St. Andre’s Healthcare.
Laura was actively involved in her community as a member of the Union Church at Biddeford Pool, The Biddeford Pool Community Club, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Women’s Auxiliary of the Biddeford Pool Volunteer Fire Department. She loved gardening, sewing, knitting, jigsaw puzzles, trips to the beach and spending time with family.
Preceding her in death were her husband, William McKenney in 2005; her son, Kevin McKenney in 2014; a sister, Mildred Corbeil and a brother, James Hussey.
1 daughter: Elizabeth Belanger and her husband Norman of Biddeford
3 sons: Robert McKenney and his wife Sandra of Biddeford
Thomas McKenney and his partner Laurie Turmel of Dayton
James McKenney of Biddeford
daughter-in-law, Thorin McKenney of Biddeford
1 sister: Marjorie Mann of Kennebunk
5 grandchildren: Joseph McKenney
Christopher, Todd and Emily Belanger
6 great grandchildren:
Griffin and Emmie McKenney
Baxter and Camden Belanger
Kashton Assante and Sullivan Belanger
Visiting Hours will 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Union Church on Stone Cliff Road, Biddeford Pool, ME. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. Memorial donations may be made in Laura’s name to the Union Church, P.O. Box 344, Biddeford Pool, ME 04006. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
Donations may be made to:
P.O. Box 344, Biddeford Pool ME 04006