Victoria "Vicki" Diana Kennerley

Victoria "Vicki" Diana Kennerley, 58 of Canyon Lake, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016 in San Antonio after a long, courageous battle with dementia. Born on November 4, 1957 she was the daughter of the late Richard Kennerley and Alice Eugenia O'Neil Kennerley. Vicki grew up in Wycombe, PA and studied accounting at Boston University. Shortly after graduation, she relocated to Houston, TX and began a career in accounting, working for many years at Service Corporation International. She will be remembered for her beautiful singing ability, athletic skills (especially softball), generous heart, and wry sense of humor. Vicki is survived by her best friend and caregiver, Holly Neal of Canyon Lake; siblings Mike Kennerley of Solebury, PA, Jeff Kennerley of Raleigh, NC, Kathy Ogelby of Harrisville, NH, David Kennerley of New York, NY and Anne Donati of Williamstown, MA; seven nieces and nephews, and one great-nephew. Celebration of Life memorial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Canyon Lake Hills Civic Club, 1700 Oblate Dr., Canyon Lake, Tx 78133. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Vicki's name to the Alzheimer's Association. or 1-800-272-3900

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  1. Life is a matter of things and moments, those we choose to cherish and others we would wish to forget. Beloved, Vicki, have a great time on the other side, you won’t be forgotten here on earth. Love is always around us, as I am sure you will be.

  2. VK was a treasured friend and I will miss her beautiful voice and sense of humor. I hope you can connect with my Jim and the two of you can join voices to serenade the heavens. RIP my friend, you fought a good fight.

  3. Vicki was such a wonderful person & heaven has definitely gained a new angel. Everyone that knew her, loved her. She had a huge heart & sweet personality. She will be missed greatly. Vicki, please give my Dad a HUGE HUG in heaven & one day we will all reunite again!!!

  4. It is difficult to say goodbye to someone you have known almost all your adult life. Thanks for the fun we had, the lessons we learned and most of all your friendship. I know you are in a better place, but you will be greatly missed. Love, Laurie Guthrie

  5. Vicki was one of my best friends in high school. Although we lost touch years ago, I thought of her often, remembering what a great person she was, and the fun we had so many years ago. RIP my friend!

  6. In memory of my very dear friend, and my mentor who left this world too soon. I will always remember the wonderful times we had together and the beautiful person she was even though she beat me in cribbage, but she made it up with her most wonderful mashed potatoes. The lift of her eyebrow and twinkle in her eye will be missed but always remembered. Vik RIP!

  7. For far too many years VK was a part of my life. I will always treasure the laughs, the lessons, the parties after projects, and those she introduced to me. May you find those that departed us too soon as well and wait for us to join you. May the rest of us remember the good times and keep your family in our thoughts and prayers as they move through this. Rest in peace Vicki….

  8. The world will truly miss one of the best! God will certainly be gaining an angel, Vic say hello to all are loved ones and enjoy paradise.

  9. Working with Vicki over the years was always a rewarding experience. And the parties at her house were not to be missed. RIP.

  10. I worked with Vicki for many years ar SCI. She was a great person to work with and work for. We had many fun times outside work as well. Although I lost touch when you left Houston. I still thought about and asked about you. RIP Vicki until we meet again in Heaven. Peace, Ruthie

  11. I worked with Vicki for several years at SCI. She was truly a great person, very caring and always had a smile on her face and was there to help all others with any questions that might arise during our daily work day. She will surely be missed and God just received another heavenly angel. Sending prayers to all her family and friends.

  12. It was an honor and privilege to work with VK while at SCI. The twinkle in her eye, the beautiful smile, her lovely hair (I hated that I always had to pay to curl mine when hers was just naturally curly/wavy) and her love of the game (softball) will always be my memories of Vik. RIP my friend.

  13. It was a honor to work with Vicki while at SCI. She always had a smile on her face. Every time I was in her office she was always ready to help me. RIP

  14. I didn’t know Vicky until the dementia was all ready obvious. However, her beautiful smile, personality and determination were still evident. She was patient with those helping her, especially Holly, and the sparkle in her eye someone else mentioned was was always there. I wish I had know her before her illness took over her life, but still very happy the Lord gave me a chance to see and understand the kind and gentle person she was. Holly, as always, you are in my prayers.

  15. I’m sorry to hear of Vicky’s passing. We were friends many years ago when she lived in Wycombe, I lived in Pineville. She was friends with my cousin Lori Dager Potter and Bobbie Joe Alston Pyle. We all hung out together. With her sister Kathy..please extend my condolences to her brothers and sister..

  16. Just learning of her passing and flooded with wonderful memories. knowing her in high school, I and often wondered where she might be lighting up the world at. My sincere condolences to her family and friends. I hope you all can feel her presence as time goes by and relish the time you had with her while she lit up your lives.

  17. I met Vicki 23 years ago at SCI. I still remember our first meeting where she taught me all about our ES900 system! 🙂 She was consistently supportive and responsive with the right amount of modest calm pride. I will never forget how you helped me and lead by example. RIP Vicki! Fondly, Gina

  18. I met Vicky in 2014 I assisted Vicky with her ADL’s while her dementia was present we had alot of laughs together we danced and sang her favorite songs like “Rocking Robin” , she was a joy to be around. I thank god for Holly she took wonderful care of her friend and also I am so grateful for Vicky and Holly they came to my rescue when my dog needed surgery princess and i are forever grateful Vicky is in heaven now.Free from dementia . my prayers for Holly and everyone who loved Vicky.

  19. My family and I are very sorry to hear of your loss. Vicki will be remembered by many . Please never forget our heavenly father does love us and everything he has told us has and will come true especially regarding the hope of seeing our loved ones again , John 5:28,29 and at that time death and pain will be no more, Rev. 21:3,4 my family and I would like to give our deepest sympathy and condolences at this most difficult time.

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