View Full Version : MARTY!!!!!!!!!!!!! has passed away.

Rebel Yell
11-04-2008, 04:14 PM
I always enjoyed Marty's call into the show at the end of the day.

Marty Kenney: In Memory of a Great American

Marty Kenney was born May 3, 1918 in Manhattan. He grew up in the Bronx and went to Fordham Prep. He had 4 kids - 3 sons and one daughter. Later he moved to NJ in 1958 and worked for Nabisco for over 35 yrs. Marty died at the age of 90 years young.

Marty Kenney started calling Sean in 1996 when Hannity was doing local night time programming on WABC. The Sean Hannity Show launched into syndication on September 10, 2001, one day before 9/11, but Marty continued to call the national program and soon became a permanent fixture and important member of the Hannity Team.

A World War II veteran from New Jersey who stormed the beaches of Normandy, Marty grew 'near and dear' to the hearts of Hannity's 13 million listeners. The Hannity Show often closes with a segment entitled, "Trash the Lines," where calls are taken unscreened, and listeners are given approximately five seconds to say whatever is on their minds. Whenever the segment is done, the final caller is almost always "Marty."

For the past 4 years Hannity has hosted Freedom Concerts to benefit the children of military heroes who have sacrificed life or limb for this great nation The biggest applause of the day always came with an appearance by Marty at the live broadcast of Sean's radio program. The legendary caller had become a staple at the New York/New Jersey Freedom Concerts, and had made an appearance at every local concert since 2003.

Sean and Marty's relationship was similar to that of a father and son, he was truly a Great American, who will be missed by Sean and all Hannity Show listeners.

11-04-2008, 04:15 PM
Sleep well, sir....and thank you.:(

ralph wiggum
11-04-2008, 04:50 PM
I hope he got his absentee ballot in.

11-04-2008, 06:53 PM
Ah Hell... :(

movie buff
11-05-2008, 11:03 AM
When I saw the title, I at first thought it meant Ernest Borgnine had died.