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Thomas Charles "Chuck" Kenniff
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Obituary for Thomas Charles "Chuck" Kenniff

Thomas Charles "Chuck" Kenniff, age 79 of Naperville, passed away peacefully after a long battle from Myelodysplastic syndromes, Sunday, March 4, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born March 31, 1938 in Sioux City, IA to his loving late parents, Thomas Joseph and Hertha Kenniff.

Cherished husband of Kathryn "Kate" Kenniff, nee Liebrich, wedded on September 14, 1968. Beloved father of Andrew (Niki) Kenniff of Lawrence, KS and Kevin (Vicki) Kenniff of Naperville. Adored grandfather of Lucy and Leo Kenniff, Jack and Charlotte Kenniff.

Dear brother of Michael (Joan) Kenniff of Carmel, IN.

Chuck was a 1956 graduate of St. Xavier High School of Cincinnati, OH. He served in the United States Army from 1957-1959. Chuck received his Bachelor of Science degree from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, class of 1963 and his JD Law degree from University of Cincinnati, class of 1966. He was a long time member of the Ohio State Bar association from 1966 and Illinois State Bar Association from 1983. He retired from the Prudential Insurance Company of America.

Chuck's family would like to thank Dr. Barhamand and his staff for their knowledge and compassion. A private service will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to a charity of donor's choice would be appreciated by his family.

All services are private for Chuck.

Arrangements entrusted to Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540. For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or


Event Information

Services are private.

Cemetery Details


Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421


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