Cara Lynn Kenny, 45, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from complications due to a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 2, 1968, in Lowell, Mass., the daughter of Richard and Barbara Kenny.
Cara grew up in Dunstable, Mass., where she enjoyed riding horses, as well as painting landscapes and animal portraits. She attended high school at Greater Lowell Vocational Technical School. After high school, she moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where she pursued a career in hairdressing. In her mid-20s, Cara moved to Port Charlotte, and continued hairdressing. She was always fond of caring for small creatures, such as tropical birds, fish and iguanas.
Cara is survived by her 13-year-old son, Jack Patrick Kenny; parents, Richard and Barbara Kenny of Punta Gorda, Fla.; and brother, Patrick Kenny of Dunstable.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice of Englewood, Fla. To express condolences to the family, please visit www.Ltaylorfuneral.com and sign the online guest book.