Gena Reneé McEntire Kane
Gena Reneé McEntire Kane, 55, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Little Cooley on Monday, October 14, 2019. Gena was born on September 30, 1964, in Union City the daughter of Robert Blaine McEntire and the late Lois Ann Dean McEntire. She graduated from Maplewood High School with the class of 1983, and married Lawrence Kelly Kane on May 21, 1983. Gena worked for the past sixteen years at Kwik Fill in Meadville. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Gena was an EMT and actively involved with the Bloomfield Volunteer Fire Department for over 27 years.
Gena was preceded in death by her mother, Lois McEntire, on December 14, 2002.
Survivors include her husband, Lawrence Kane of Little Cooley; daughter, Kelly Reneé Johnson, and her husband, Bill, and their daughter, Daelynn, of Springboro; daughter, Melissa Crawford, and her husband, Jason, and their daughter, Lissa, of Spartansburg; sister, Kathy Woods, and her husband, Ron, and their son, Blaine, of Little Cooley; sister, Julie Parker, and her husband, Robin, of Lincolnville; and her father, Robert Blaine McEntire, and his wife, Valerie, of Little Cooley.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Friday, October 18, 2019, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Brown Hill United Methodist Church. Interment and committal will follow be at Rootville Cemetery. To send condolences, please visit
Published on October 15, 2019


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Booie Kalkbrenner
Oct 18, 2019
Thoughts and prayers for all those who are missing Gena now and in the days to come. Cherish the memories that you have of her as they will lessen the pain of her passing for you. God Bless.
Samantha halsted and ryan cotherman
Oct 18, 2019
Sorry about your loss. You are in my thought and prayers.
Cheryl Steger (Wakeley)
Oct 17, 2019
Larry and family - I am very sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Carol Hennigh
Oct 16, 2019
We are sad to hear of your loss and will keep your family in our prayers!
Oct 16, 2019
My favorite childhood memories came rushing back, going to Uncle Bob and Aunt Lois' house, and playing with Gena, Julie, and Kathy. I'm so, so sorry, love you all, and praying for you.
Aunt Rae.
Oct 16, 2019
Julie, Robin, Val & Bob, So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for all of your family. Love you so much.
Angel willey
Oct 16, 2019
Sorry for your loss
Oct 16, 2019
Bob and Val and Robin and Julie, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. Love, Rod and Chris
Robert & Sallie Daly
Oct 16, 2019
Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for you and your family