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Calling Hours:
Friday, September 18, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
Gathering Space of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA

Mass of Christian Burial:
Friday, September 18, 2020, 12:00pm
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. Christopher Barnes, Pastor, as celebrant

Due to COVID-19, masks are required for all in attendance

Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery

Valeria G.”Val” McKenna, age 88, of Vernon Road, West Salem Township, passed away Tuesday morning, September 15, 2020 in St. Paul's Senior Living Community.

She was born in Sharon on January 13, 1932 a daughter of L. James and Valeria A. (Cicen) Ghindea. She was a 1949 graduate of Sharon High School and on December 29, 1956, Val married Thomas R. McKenna, he passed away April 9, 2008.

Val was employed for over thirty years as an Administrative Secretary at the Magisterial District Court in Greenville, retiring in 1999. She was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville and during the 1970's she had been active with the Lady Knights of the K of C #1446. She had played the organ in the local area for various events and she also enjoyed crafts, reading, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by a daughter, Thea A. McKenna of Greenville; a son, Kevin T. McKenna and his wife Karen of Erie; a sister, Elaine Allen of Hermitage; a brother, John Ghindea and his wife Ruth of Greenville; three grandchildren, Corinne (Davelli) Dunn, Troy McKenna, and Alec McKenna. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125 or St. Paul's Senior Living Community, 339 E. Jamestown Rd., Greenville, PA 16125. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.

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8 Comments

  1. Anonymous Anonymous
    September 17, 2020    

    Thea and Kevin
    Sorry to hear about your Mom. She was the last of the group to go. You have our condolences

    Fred and Nancy McKenna

  2. Mary Ella Young Mary Ella Young
    September 17, 2020    

    So very sorry to hear about Val. I have so many memories of fun times. May your memories comfort you all at this time.
    Mary Ella & Ray Young

  3. Brian and Vicki Vandergrift Brian and Vicki Vandergrift
    September 17, 2020    

    I had the honor of knowing Val during her time at JSC I will miss talking with her. She was a sweet soul.

  4. Anonymous Anonymous
    September 18, 2020    

    Thea and Kevin
    So very sorry to hear about Aunt Val. I remember her as always smiling and welcoming. You have our condolences.

    Barb and Dick Pursell

  5. GERRI M DAVIS GERRI M DAVIS
    September 18, 2020    

    Thea & Kevin – we are so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Dad always had good things to say about his long-time secretary! Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Gerri(Brown) & Larry Davis

  6. David Fisher David Fisher
    September 18, 2020    

    My condolences to the entire family in this time of sorrow, praying for God’s blessings during your grieving.

  7. Colleen and Brian McKenna Colleen and Brian McKenna
    September 18, 2020    

    Thea and Kevin,
    We are very sorry to hear of Aunt Val’s passing. She was a vivacious and sweet person, and the world is a little less bright without her. Please know that you and the rest of the family are in our prayers.
    In Deepest Sympathy

  8. Cathy & Bill Cusick Cathy & Bill Cusick
    September 18, 2020    

    Our deepest sympathy and condolences to the entire family. We will keep you all in our prayers.

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