Robert J. “Bob” Kenney, 80, died Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at MetroWest Medical Center after a brief illness. He was the husband of Mary Ellen (O’Toole) Kenney to whom he was married for 57 years. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Paul and M. Virginia (Murtaugh) Kenney.
Bob was a 1961 graduate of Hopkinton High School. He was the owner and operator of Kenney’s Service Station for 62 years. Bob enjoyed road trips in his 1940 Ford Convertible.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two sons, Patrick Kenney and Sean Kenney, both of Hopkinton, his grandson Tyler and his great-granddaughter Maggie. He is also survived by his sister Catherine Sweet of Hopkinton. Bob is predeceased by his daughter Karen Kenney and brother Paul Kenney.
Memorial calling hours will be held Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home. A memorial funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Parish. Burial of cremains will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.
Donations in Bob’s memory can be made to the American Diabetes Association.