NEW GLASGOW – Iona Glendeane Kenny, 84, Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou, formerly of Churchville, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 7, 2021.
Born on Cape Sable Island, she was a daughter of the late Wallace R. and Maude Delia (Ross) Donaldson. Iona had been a homemaker all her life, having been briefly employed with the former Zellers, New Glasgow. Iona greatly enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
Surviving are her son, Gregory Kenny (Angela), Steady Brook, N.L.; grandchildren, Lila, Leah (Jamie), Michael (Felicia) and Zak; great-grandchildren, Dakota, Grace, George, Carson, Adelia; sister, Helen Nickerson, Yarmouth; brothers, Elbern (Sylvia) Donaldson, Yarmouth; Paul (Brenda) Donaldson, Lower Argyle; step-daughters, Jean (Myles) Stevens, Delores (Greg) Johnson, Nancy Ingemansen and Karen Kenny (Allen); step-sons, Lloyd (Jane) Kenny and Robert (Kathy) Kenny; many nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by daughters, Cheryl MacKay and Bonnie Westaway; sons, Wayne and Oral Smith; grandson, Joseph Conway; sisters, Annis Young and Erma Smith; brothers, Wayne in infancy, Weldon, Eugene, Merle, John and Leland; nephews, David and Peter; Gregory’s father, Alex Kenny.
A private graveside service will be held in Gladstone Cemetery, Four Mile Brook in the spring.
Gregory would like to thank the Shiretown Nursing Home and their staff for the care provided for his mother.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at P & K MacDonald Funeral Home