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Services Friday for Agnes R. Keneavy, age 100

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Agnes R. Keneavy, age 100 of Chesterton, IN, formerly of Jersey City, NJ, passed away on December 27, 2018.

She was born on November 7, 1918, in Jersey City, NJ, to Louis and Margaret Hammer, both of whom preceded her in death.

In February of 1941, she married Matthew F. Keneavy, who preceded her in death in 1968.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Barbara Callahan of Porter, IN; her adoring grandchildren: Phyllis Ostrowski of Porter, IN, Patricia Callahan of Porter, IN and Michael Callahan of Valparaiso, IN; her loving great-grandchildren: Stephanie Ostrowski of Porter, IN, Alec Callahan of Valparaiso, IN, Joseph Hall of Porter, IN, and Ella Callahan of Valparaiso, IN; and also by her numerous nieces and nephews in New Jersey.

She is also preceded in death by her siblings: John, George, Joseph, Nicholas, Mabel, Charles, Margaret, Mary, and Josephine.

Agnes worked in custodial services for the Jersey City School Corporation for many years. She loved spending time with her daughter, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019, at 11 a.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN with Fr. Jon Plavcan officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday, from 10 a.m. until time of service, at the funeral home.

Burial will take place in Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, NJ.

Memorial donations may be given to the NWI Miller Beach Humane Society, 6100 Melton Rd., Gary, IN 46403.

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Posted 1/2/2019




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