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Sweeney Statement on the Passing of Former First Lady Debbie Kean

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney issued the following statement on the passing of former New Jersey First Lady Debbie Kean:

“I want to extend my heartfelt condolences to Governor Tom Kean, Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean Jr., my friend and colleague, and to the entire Kean family on the passing of Debbie Kean. Debbie Kean was a model of quiet dignity as First Lady who was instrumental in the success of former Governor Kean as one of New Jersey’s most popular leaders and admired statesmen. I know that she gained her most cherished satisfaction as a wife, mother and grandmother. Debbie Kean enriched the lives of her family, her friends and the people of New Jersey. Her passing is a loss for all of us.”