Daily Review on 5/17/2008.
Jennifer D. McKernan, 24, of Towanda RR 3, North Towanda Township, Pa., died unexpectedly Friday, May 16, 2008, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. Jennifer was born in Elmira, N.Y., on Feb. 8, 1984, the daughter of Todd L. McKernan and the late Deborah Sollick McKernan. Jennifer was a graduate of Towanda Area High School Class of 2004 and was subsequently employed by Serve Inc. in Monroeton, Pa. Jennifer enjoyed camping, shopping, boating and socializing with everyone. She also enjoyed watching local dirt track races, especially when her brother J.T. McKernan was participating in the event. Surviving are: her father, Todd L. McKernan of Towanda RR 3; brother, Joseph Todd "J.T." McKernan and his fianceé Becky Bailey of Towanda RR 3; maternal grandmother and her husband, Carolyn L. and Dean Arnold of Towanda RR 2; paternal grandparents, Joseph E. and Patricia McKernan of Towanda RR 3; and aunts and uncles, Theresa and Jeff Beaumont, Eddie and Debbie McKernan, Lisa and Ed Bride, Sherry and Dan Jackson, Patrick McKernan and Denise Sherman, Roger and Josie Sollick, Dawn and Mitch Tuttle, Robin and Rob Kratzer, and Joy and Joe Johnston.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Deborah Sollick McKernan, on Sept. 6, 1995; maternal grandfather, Blaine Sollick; cousins, Marcus McKernan and Ridge Colton McKernan; paternal great-grandparents Joseph E. and Laura McKernan; and maternal great-grandmother, Esther Garey. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave. ,Towanda, Pa. Interment will be in Bradford County Memorial Park, Luthers Mills, Pa. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Bradford-Sullivan Special Olympics, PO Box 243, Monroeton, Pa. 18832; or to the Bradford County Humane Society, PO Box 179, Ulster, Pa. 18850; or to the charity or organization of one's choice in Jennifer's memory.