John J. Kennelly
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AGE: 90 • Wall
John J. Kennelly 90, of Wall, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. He was a graduate of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA and New York University where he received an MBA Degree. As a member of the United States Armed Forces in World War II, he served in the European Theater. He entered the FBI in 1946 and served in Seattle, WA, Washington D.C., New York and Newark, retiring in 1977 while assigned to the Hackensack R.A.
He was predeceased by his brother, Edward C. Kennelly. He is survived by his wife, Grace; two daughters, Grace K. Ward of Winston Salem, NC, and Virginia E. Klodowski of Manasquan; and three sons, John F. Kennelly and Stephen J. Kennelly of Bay Head, and Christopher G. Kennelly of Savannah, GA. He is also survived by six beautiful grandchildren.
Visiting will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35 at New Bedford Road, Wall. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10 at St. Catharine's Church, Spring Lake. Burial will be private in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. For more information or to send condolences, please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 7, 2012