Joan Rebecca “Jennie” McKeehan - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Joan Rebecca “Jennie” McKeehan

January 22, 1934 - November 27, 2023

Joan Rebecca “Jennie” McKeehan, age 89, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, November 27, 2023.

Born in Los Angeles, CA, on January 22, 1934, she was a daughter of the late John M. and Beatrice (Montoya) Garcia. Jennie dedicated her life to her family as a talented homemaker. In her spare time, she enjoyed going shopping or making memories with her family.

In addition to her parents, Jennie was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard G. “Lucky” McKeehan, Sr.; and children, Larry S. McKeehan, Kathy M. West, and Baby Susan. She is survived by her children, Joan L. Dougherty, Bernard G. McKeehan, Jr. (Nancy), Guy B. McKeehan, Thomas A. McKeehan, Alan W. McKeehan, Susan A. McKeehan, and Dale V. McKeehan (Deanna); siblings, Stash Garcia, Helen Marquis, Beatrice Montoya, Cecilia Garcia, Ida Nolan, Cecilia Garcia-D’Amico, Theresa Betance, Mary Esther Berumen, Carmen Garcia-Romero, and John Garcia; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jennie’s memory to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 or online by clicking here.


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2 Condolences for Joan Rebecca “Jennie” McKeehan

  • Deepest sympathy from myself and our sons James, Sean and Ryan and their families . May God grant you peace and comfort at this time .

  • I wanted to express my deepest sympathy to the Mckeehan family.
    To all my cousins I’m sorry for your loss. I know you are very saddened. My Auntie Joanne and Uncle Bernard were my God parents and I spent many overnights at their home in La Puente, California. Grateful for the fond memories .

    Theresa Arvizo