McKENNY: Stanley C., 68, of Derby, beloved husband of Jean McKenny, died suddenly, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, in Lebanon, N.H.
He was born Jan. 23, 1933, in Newport, a son of Gordon and Dorothy (Baker) McKenny.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean Conflict. On April 18, 1964, he married the former Jean Lawson, who survives him. Mr. McKenny was a licensed Customhouse broker for C.S. Emery & Company, where he served as president. In 1986 the company was sold to John V. Carr & Son, where Stan retired in 1991 as vice president of Vermont operations.
Stan loved playing the game of golf and was a former club champion. He was a member of the Newport Country Club Board of Directors, recent member of the Old Stone House Board of Directors, current member of the Lyndonville Savings Bank Advisory Board, and former member of the Board of the Dailey Memorial Library. He was a charter member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Newport Lodge 2155, Veterans of Foreign Wars 798, the Newport Country Club, and former member of the Derby Lions Club. In 1989, Stan became Potentate of Mt. Sinai Temple 3, founding member of the Mt. Sinai Fire Brigade, past Potentates Organization Cabiri, Montpelier Court 151, Royal Order of Jesters, Newport Masonic Lodge F & AM 65, and the York Rite Bodies of Vermont.
Besides his wife, Jean McKenny, he is survived by his sons, Derek S. McKenny and girlfriend Amanda J. Hill of Atlanta, Ga., and Ian A. McKenny of Boston, Mass.; his mother, Dorothy McKenny of Newport; a grandchild, Madison L. McKenny of Atlanta, Ga.; brothers Ronald McKenny and wife Sandra of Newport, and Douglas McKenny and wife Sara of Newport Center; two aunts, Esther Knowlton and husband Calvin of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Mary Baker of Detroit, Mich.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28 at the Curtis-Britch Memorial Chapel, 37 Lake Road, Newport. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29 at the United Church of Newport, 3rd Street, Newport, with the Rev. Martha Peck officiating. Spring interment will be at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport.
Should friends desire, contributions in Stan & #039;s memory may be made to the Dailey Memorial Library, Main Street, Derby, VT 05829; IROC, P.O. Box 558, Derby, VT 05829; the Orleans County Historical Society, 28 Old Stone House Road, Brownington, VT 05860; or to a charity of one & #039;s choice.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch & Converse-Rushford Funeral Homes, family-owned and operated.