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Jeremy P. Kearns, 30, Norfolk
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:24 pm

LOUISVILLE -- Jeremy P. Kearns of Cook Street, Norfolk, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday October 30, 2018 in Plattsburgh while doing what he truly enjoyed and considered his true calling. Jeremy was 30 years old.

Jeremy’s family and friends are welcome to call on Sunday November 4, 2018, from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. and 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial while be held 10:00 A.M. Monday morning, November 5, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church.

Burial will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Louisville.

Jeremy is survived by his loving family, his three beautiful children Khloe Lynn, Karter W. Kearns and Kent Miller of Norfolk, and his girlfriend Victoria Smith, of Norfolk; the mother of his children, Sara Roundpoint of Ottawa, Ont.; his parents, Lori Henophy and companion Rob Burns of Massena, William Kearns of Massena, and William Henophy and wife Denise of Louisville; and siblings Lauren Henophy and fiancé Raymond A. Stevens of Clay, and Mark W. Henophy and girlfriend Jennifer Roundpoint of Louisville. Also surviving Jeremy are his grandparents, William and Kesiah Henophy of Louisville, William and Jane Bradish of Massena along with a niece Olivia R. Stevens. Jeremy was predeceased by a great friend, Jordan Markell, of Massena.

Jeremy was born on March 17, 1988, in Ogdensburg. A graduate of Massena Central, Jeremy continued his studies at SUNY Canton, later attending lineman’s school. 

Shortly after, he began his career as an apprentice lineman for IBEW Local 1249, attaining the status and honor of Journeyman Lineman, risking his life to provide a bright future for his loving family. He was a proud member of the IBEW local 1249, a brotherhood strong and proud of the service and work they do for people everywhere.

Known and loved for his infectious smile and sense of humor, Jeremy enjoyed countless outdoor activities and anything with a fast motor. Snowmobiling, dirt bikes, hunting, fishing, and boating were just some of things that Jeremy cherished in his life.

And above all, the most cherished in his life, was the time spent with his young children showing them his affection to no end.

Memorial contributions are welcome at, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting families of fallen or injured IBEW Journeymen Linemen, Utility Linemen, Apprentice Linemen, Groundsmen, Operators, LCTT and/or their spouses and minor children.

Family and friends are welcome to share memories of Jeremy and condolences with his family by visiting