Thomas Francis Kenney

Published on Friday, 12 November 2021 21:28


Thomas (Buddy) Francis Kenney, 85, formerly of Watertown and Bristol, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 at the Martin Memorial – Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Stuart Florida after a brief illness. Tom was born in Waterbury on 04/17/1936; he was the son of the late Irene (Beaudry) Kenney and Thomas Francis Kenney Sr.

He was raised in Waterbury and Watertown, where he lived for some time before moving to Bristol. Tom served in the United States Navy from 1953 through 1957. He later became a Connecticut

State Police Trooper in 1961 and served for 25 years, retiring as a Lieutenant in 1986. He moved to Jensen Beach Florida in 1986 with Barbara, his wife of 51 years where they have lived until his passing.

Tom leaves behind his wife, Barbara (Henne) Kenney of Jensen Beach, Florida, his four children, Donna (Kenney) Molloy (Tom) of Connecticut, Thomas Francis Kenney III (Sharon) of Virginia, William (Sharon) Kenney of Connecticut and Timothy (Robin) Kenney of Florida, and two step children, Alaine Procko-Oliveri and Michael Procko of Florida. He also leaves behind numerous Grand-children and great grand-children.

Tom is survived by his sister Carole Couture (Barry) of Port Saint Lucie Florida and his brothers Walter (Donna) Kenney of Connecticut and Robert Kenney (Rita) of Florida. In addition to his parents, Tom is also predeceased by his sister, Irene (Renee) Baribault Brasche and his brother Daniel J. Kenney and sister-in-law Linda Kenney, all in Connecticut. Memorial services in Florida will be on a future date and time to be announced.

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Friday, 12 November 2021 21:28. Updated: Friday, 12 November 2021 21:31.