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Kenny, Gordon

KENNY, Gordon

1941 - 2022

It is with deep sadness that the family of Gordon Kenny announce his death, which occurred on May 30th,2022, at the palliative care unit of the Residence du Monarque, Montebello, Quebec. Born in Bathurst, New Brunswick, on February 17,1941, he was the son of Patrick Kenny and Clara ( Alain) Kenny. Gordon is survived by his loving wife of nearly 57 years, Doris Kenny of Gatineau, Quebec; sons Mark Kenny (Laverne) of Carleton Place, ON, Paul Kenny (Wendy) of Nepean ON; grandsons whom he adored, Dylan, Ryan, Anthony and Matthew; siblings; Richard Kenny (Jacinthe),Grace Castonguay (Paul), Peter Kenny ( Mireille), Mary Kenny and Margaret Kenny; brother-in-law Stuart Garrett; sister-in-law Opal Kenny, as well as many nieces and nephews, cousins and extended family members. In addition to his parents, Gordon was predeceased by his sister Cecile Garrett and his brother Harold Kenny. Gordon was in the first class to graduate with a Masters Degree in Psychology from the Université de Moncton. He was a very dedicated psychologist and was the first in his field to go into full time private practice in New Brunswick, a career that he was dedicated to for over 30 years. Gordon was proud of his work at the Mental Health Clinic in Bathurst, where one of his accomplishments was to open mental health facilities in both the Miramichi and the Acadian Peninsula. He later sat on the federal appeals board for CPP and OAS and the New Brunswick Board of Workers Compensation. Gordon also did his civic duty by being a councillor for the city of Bathurst. He was an author who published a book on the technique he used to successfully heal his patients and he wrote numerous articles on psychology. In 1975, he earned his pilot’s licence, a licence he carried in his wallet until his death. Gordon was an avid sailor and did many sailing trips within the Maritime waters. He loved camping with family and friends and enjoyed the many BBQ's and abundant food fests. After his death, Gordon carried out his last honourable act, he donated his body to science. The family will hold a celebration of his life at a later date. Donations in Gordon’s memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. He will be missed, may his soul Rest In Peace.

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19 messages received

Doris

So very sorry to hear of his passing. Condolences to you and family.
Isabel de East Side.

Belle, June 16, 2022

Doris Kenny

I am so sorry about your loss. Condolences to you and your family. I only met Gordon a couple of times but he was kind and friendly.

Kathie Stubbs, June 16, 2022

Doris, Mark , Paul and families

My deepest sympathy on Gordon’s passing. I enjoyed my conversations with him. He will be missed !

Gail d’Entremont , June 16, 2022

Doris Kenny et famille

Sincères condoléances

Rolande d'Entremont, June 16, 2022

Doris Kenny

So sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Unfortunately, we are all at that age. We send our condolences to you all. Love, Agnes d’Entremont Pellerin ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Agnes, June 17, 2022

Doris and family

So sorry for your loss, extending our most sincere sympathy to you Doris , your family and all your love ones. With love and Prayers John and Lea Jessulat.

Lea Jessulat, June 17, 2022

Paul Kenny

Our deepest sympathies at this time, I could not imagine losing a father. Our thoughts and love are with you always.

Derna and James MacDonald, June 18, 2022

Doris, Mark & Paul

What a beautiful tribute to a great gentleman. So sadden to hear of your loss, as I am sure many are. Sending LOVE to all the family.

Tepee

Tepee Kenny, June 18, 2022

Doris Kenny and family

Saddened to hear of Kenny’s death. My most sincere condolences to you and family. Enjoyed many sailing adventures in the Bay of Chaleur, and the Bras D’Or Lakes.

Pierre Marquis, June 20, 2022

Doris & family

Sincere Sympathy from an old sailing acquaintance.
Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Gérardine Doucet, June 20, 2022

Doris

So sorry for your loss Doris be strong one day at a time. Irma Smith

irma smith, June 20, 2022

family

I worked with Gordon at the Mental Health Clinic in Miramichi; he was a great person to work with. My condolences.

Ian Walsh, June 20, 2022

Doris and Family

So sorry for your loss. Please accept our condolences.

Joseph & Cecile, June 20, 2022

Maragaret Kenny

Deepest symaphy to you and all of the family

Doris Alexander, June 20, 2022

Family of Gordon Kenny

To all the family of this great man, Gordon Kenny,
Sending my most sincere sympathy to all of you.
Mr Kenny was a great man.
I graduated from the Bathurst School of Nursing in 1980 and had Mr Kenny as our Psychology teacher.
It was an interesting course and he was a great teacher.
Upon reading his obituary I can see that he had a very interesting and fulfilling life.
How great that he left his body to Science !
May his soul Rest In Peace.
Sincerely Margaret Sealy RN

Margaret Sealy, June 20, 2022

Richard et Jacinthe Kenny ainsi que Doris et famille

La famille de Réjane Pinet, Louise, Patricia, Dominique, Majella, François et Julienne désirent vous transmettre nos condoléances. La plantation d'un arbre représente bien Gordon, lui qui était cultivateur d'âmes. Merci d'avoir aidé tant de patients.

François Pinet, June 20, 2022

Mary Kenny

Sincere sympathy to you Mary & all your family. I remember your brother living in Bathurst and all his accom[plishments of which you can all be very proud. Montebello is very beautiful, did you ever visit? Have you kept in touch with Nancie? Best regards, sincerely Jeannine Elhatton

Jeannine Elhatton, June 21, 2022

Mary Kenny

Sincere sympathy to you Mary & all your family. I remember your brother living in Bathurst and all his accom[plishments of which you can all be very proud. Montebello is very beautiful, did you ever visit? Have you kept in touch with Nancie? Best regards, sincerely Jeannine Elhatton

Jeannine Elhatton, June 21, 2022

Doris

Dear Doris
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy for the passing of your dear. spouse Gordon .
We wish you strength and courage in this difficult period .
Condolences also to the Kenny family which Lucienne has known well.
Sincerely
Allain & Lucienne Doucet

Allain & Lucienne Doucet, June 26, 2022

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