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Jeanne D. McKiernan

Jeanne D. McKiernan, age 95, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend died peacefully on January 2, 2023. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, John (Jack) McKiernan.

Jeanne was born in 1927 to the late Maurice and Ethel Sherman from Queens, New York. Jeanne was a proud graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York and had a successful career as a dietician.

Jeanne and her husband relocated to Wilmington Delaware in 1964. Jeanne met many dear friends through Girl Scouts, volunteer work, knitting groups, and bridge groups in which she avidly participated into her nineties.

Jeanne is survived by her children, David (Mary Ann) McKiernan of Rehoboth Beach Delaware, Joyce (Michael) Vari of Wilmington Delaware, and Joan ( William) Siegle of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. She was proud to be a grandmother of five and great grandmother of seven. She will greatly missed by her family and friends.

The family wishes to extend deepest gratitude to all of Jeanne’s caregivers who provided excellent care, kindness, and friendship.

While funeral services will be private, kindly consider a donation in Jeanne’s memory to The Wounded Warrior Project
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    Frances Slater lit a candle and writes,
    So very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Please know Curt and I are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.
    01/06/2023 04:52 pm
    John Sitek lit a candle and writes,
    She was a wonderful lady who made me laugh. God bless her.
    01/06/2023 08:16 pm

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