She was born on Oct. 12, 1969, in Mount Kisco to Joseph and Rita (Brust) Iantorno Jr.
Kernan worked in several offices for Columbia County Department of Social Services in Hudson and was a member of the Hillsdale Fire Company and ladies auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, survivors include her children, Nicole R. Kernan, Marissa E. Kernan and Justin R. Kernan; an Aunt Patricia and Uncle Mike Iantorno; several cousins and former husband, Justin P. Kernan.
She had a very special relationship with her paternal grandmother Antionette Iantorno.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, March 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, Bedford Village.
Donations may be made to the Hillsdale Fire Dept., 9387 State Route 23, Hillsdale NY 12529.
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