Joseph M. Kenealy, 61, Lowville

LOWVILLE, NY  – Joseph M. Kenealy, 61, Lowville, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, 2020, at Lewis County General Hospital.

Born June 28, 1959, in Lowville, the son of the late George Lawrence and Beatrice Amelia Price Kenealy, he graduated from Lowville Academy and Central School, class of 1977.

He married Marcia J. Manzer on Nov. 5, 1983, at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Houseville, with Rev. Paschal Rys, pastor, officiating.

Joe owned and operated a dairy farm on State Route 26 transitioning to dairy replacement and crops.

His life was farming. He loved old movies and watching football and tennis.

He is survived by his wife, Marcia, and their three children, Raechel E. Kenealy, Joseph A. Kenealy, and Kevin P. Kenealy and his fiancé Ashleigh Brockway; a sister, Mary (Ted) Yancey; three brothers, Michael J. Kenealy; James M. (Missy) Kenealy; and Patrick J. (Lynne) Kenealy; nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, John Joseph Kenealy.

Joe was a communicant of St. Peter’s Catholic Church where a funeral Mass will be said noon Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Please wear a mask and follow current guidelines.

Memorial contributions may be made to Martinsburg Fire Department, PO Box 143, Martinsburg, NY 13404.

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