Jenny McDonald (Dolly) was born in Scarborough, Tobago on July 4, 1937. She passed away peacefully at home in Richmond, Virginia on February 4, 2023.
She was born to and preceded in death by her parents Arkwright McKenna and Lucille Edwards, her husband Edgar Winston McDonald, her daughter Sandra McKenna (Judy), her siblings Wilma Cromarty, Urah Joefield, Lenworth McKenna, Hilton McKenna and Andy McKenna.
Jenny attended Delaford Anglican School in Tobago. She met the love of her life Edgar Winston McDonald, and they got married on August 27, 1966. Through this union were born Lynette C McDonald-York (Carol), Jeanette McDonald (Della), Sandra C McKenna (Judy), and Maylene J McDonald (Janice).
Jenny was a professional housekeeper and meat processor in her adult life when residing in Trinidad. She relocated to the United States in 1989 and lived in the Bronx, New York where she worked as a Patient Care Specialist. In 1994 she relocated to Richmond, Virginia and was employed in Environmental Services at a local hospital. Jenny was very instrumental in raising her siblings after the death of her mother at an early age. She was very family oriented. She loved helping people. She was the life of every gathering. Her smile and personality filled the room. Jenny was a true definition of a strong woman.
She leaves to cherish: her siblings Rose Dalrymple (Donald), Victoria Rannie, Loinsworth McKenna (Marjorie), Erleen “Babes” Dalrymple, and Marlon McKenna. Many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in her honor to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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