Alice Marian Rehm

#14, (12 September 1930 - 30 October 2022)
RelationshipsDaughter of George Jerome Rehm
Daughter of Anna Margaret Donovan
Father*George Jerome Rehm (1895 - 1965)
Mother*Anna Margaret Donovan (1896 - 1943)


James J McKenna b. 1925, d. 2001
Her married name was McKenna. 
Birth*12 September 1930She was born on 12 September 1930 at Mount Vernon, Westchester Co., New YorkG
15 April 1940She appeared on the census of 15 April 1940 in the household of George Jerome Rehm and Anna Margaret Donovan at 114 Second Avenue, North Pelham Village, Westchester Co., New YorkG.1
Marriage8 February 1947She was the maid of honor at the wedding of Vincent William Hartnett and Doris Anne Rehm on 8 February 1947 at St. Catharine's Church, Pelham, Westchester Co., New YorkG.2 
5 May 1950She appeared on the census of 5 May 1950 in the household of George Jerome Rehm, age 19, b. NY [entry struck out].3 
Marriage*16 May 1953She married James J McKenna, son of John T McKenna and Mary Crean, on 16 May 1953 at St. Catherine's Church, Pelham, Westchester Co., New YorkG.4 
1993She and James J McKenna lived in 1993 at 31 Black Twig, Stamford, Connecticut
Death*30 October 2022She died on 30 October 2022 at Old Lyme, Connecticut, at age 92.5 


  1. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. George J (45), traffic manager, wholesale oil; Anne (39).
  2. [S705] The Daily Argus, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 8 Feb 1947, p._.
    Miss Doris-Anne Rehm, daughter of George J. Rehm, of 114 Second Avenue, Pelham, and the late Mrs. Rehm, today became the bride of Vincent W. Hartnett, son of Mrs. Joseph P. Hartnett, of 56 Archer Drive, Bronxville and the late Mr. Hartnett.
    "The double ring ceremony took place at St. Catharine's Church, North Pelham, with the Rev. Arthur A. Campbell, officiating at 10 A. M. A reception followed at the Hotel Gramatan, Bronxville.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father. Miss Alice M. Rehm was maid of honor for her sister, and bridesmaids were the Misses Genevieve Donovan of Bellerose, L. I., and Anne C. Hartnett of Bronxville.
    Joseph P. Hartnett was best man for hi brother, and ushers were John J. Donovan of Bellerose and George H. Cordier of New Rochelle.
    The bride attended the Ursuline School and the College of New Rochelle.
    Her husband, a well-known magazine writer, has had articles published in The Saturday Evening Post, This Week Magazine and other periodicals. He is a veteran of three years' service with the United States Navy, and as a lieutenant, saw action
    in the Pacific on the staffs of Admirals Ghormley, Halsey and Nimitz. Mr. Hartnett holds commendations from the three admirals and from Admiral King, former Chief of Naval Operations.
    The couple plan to live in New Rochelle."
  3. [S2782] 1950 U.S. Federal Census. George J (54), wid., b. NY, oil co. traffic manager.
  4. [S702] Obituary, The Day, New London, CT, 22 Aug 2011, B4, James J. McKennas, age 76, formerly of Stamford; graduate of Fordham University, WW II vet, personnel mgr for IBM; see exhibit.
  5. [S1585], online, "Old Lyme - Alice Rehm McKenna, a longtime resident of Old Lyme, since 1995, formerly of Stamford, and most recently of Waterford, passed away October 30, 2022. She was born Sept. 12, 1930, in Mount Vernon, N.Y., the daughter of the late George and Anne (Donovan) Rehm.
    Alice was a graduate of Ursuline School in New Rochelle, N.Y., and attended the College of St. Elizabeth in Convent Station, N.J. She married Jim McKenna May 16, 1953, in St. Catherine Church, Pelham, N.Y. They were married 48 years before he passed away in 2001.
    Alice was a communicant of Christ the King Church, Old Lyme. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her family, the Mets, the beach and animals, especially Riley.
    She is survived by her children: Anne and Jay Lillquist of East Lyme, Jeanne and Glenn Andrews of Palm Harbor, Fla., Jim and Mary McKenna of Westbrook, and Kevin and Dawn McKenna of Ringoes, N.J.; grandchildren: Sarah, Allison, Jessica and Rebecca Lillquist, Courtney and Ashley McKenna; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her sister Doris Hartnett;and her niece Hilary Hartnett." Citing The Day, 2 Nov 2022.