Betty “Jane” Kearney

Betty Kearny ObitBetty “Jane” Kearney age 95 currently a resident at the McKinley Health Center in Brookville, PA. (A life long Brockway resident) died on Monday, March 21, 2016.

Born in Brockway on March 16, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Damon and Agnes Kocher Clinton. Jane married Leland “Lee” Kearney and he preceded her in death on January 25, 1987. Retired, she had been employed over the years as a Clerk at the City Market and at the A & P Market both in Brockway, as well as being a mother and a housewife.

Jane was a member of the Moorhead United Methodist Church. One of her favorite hobbies was crafts and crafting. She always had a variety of her handiwork for sale at the Harvest of Love Festival held each fall at the church. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Jane is survived by a daughter Marcia (Thomas) Grimm of Green Cove Springs, FL; a son Brian (Sherry) Kearney of Brockway; a granddaughter Shawnda and a great grandson Thomas. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband she is also preceded in death by 3 brothers: Kenneth, Delbert and James Clinton and 5 sisters: Helen McNeil, Zula Barraclough, Oleta Fye, Faye Richards and Elaine Fuller.

Calling hours will be on Wednesday, March 23 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 24 at 10:00 AM also at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Trask officiating.

Burial will follow in the Sugar Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Moorhead United Methodist Church 335 Main Street Brockway, PA 15824 or the McKinley Health Center 133 Laurelbrooke Drive Brookville, PA 15825.


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