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Gavin R. Kenney

August 28, 2006 ~ July 12, 2022 (age 15)


Gavin Robert Kenney age 15, of Norwell, MA passed away accidentally on Tuesday, July 12th, 2022. Gavin was a kind, smart, good-hearted young man who was loved and admired by everyone who knew him. A student at Norwell High School, Gavin played football and basketball and was a passionate fan of all of his favorite Boston Teams. He enjoyed fishing with his Dad, reading, weight lifting, playing cards and video games and was beloved by his giant network of friends and family. Gavin is survived by his parents Liam and Heather (Lawson) Kenney and his sisters Caroline and Sarah, all of Norwell.   He is also survived by his grandparents, Robert J. Lawson Jr. and Laurel (Oakley) Lawson of Humarock, and Kathy (Connelly) Kenney of Quincy and predeceased by his grandfather John M. Kenney of Hopkinton. His extended loving family includes aunts and uncles, Brendan Kenney of Hanover, Joseph and Courtney De Sena of Hingham, Ian and Sarah Lawson of Milton and cousins John and Claire Kenney, Jack, Charlie, Catherine and Alexandra De Sena, and Finnigan, Kathryn, Sebastian and Hunter Lawson.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday July 22nd at 12 p.m. at St. Mary's Church, 392 Hanover Street in Hanover, MA, followed by a Celebration of Life Reception.  In memory of Gavin’s amazing and genuine spirit, we encourage all those that attend to wear attire that inspires happiness and joy and to remind us all to celebrate life and embrace the light.

In lieu of flowers, please honor Gavin with a donation to the Gavin R. Kenney Memorial Fund, c/o Rockland Trust,  272 Columbia Road, Hanover, MA. 02339.


Mass of Christian Burial
July 22, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Mary- Hanover
392 Hanover Street
Hanover, Massachusetts 02339

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