Jean L. Kennedy

Jean L. Kennedy

AGE: 85 • Hockessin, DE

Jean L. Kennedy, age 85, of Hockessin, DE passed away at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

Jean was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her husband, David L. Kennedy (formerly of Landenberg, PA), her parents, Samuel and Clare Biddle, her daughter, Clare Darsney, her son in law, Jon M. Carroll and grandchildren, Corey R. Darsney and Jared A. Lafferty.

She is survived by her daughters, Suzanne (Kennedy) Ware and her husband, Thurman H. of Cromwell, KY, Dianne (Kennedy) Brinton and her husband, Robert W., of Hockessin, DE, Bonnie (Kennedy) Carroll of Hockessin, DE, Davinne L. Kennedy of Clayton, DE and Catherine L. (Kennedy) Cornish and her husband Robert C. of Townsend, DE; her grandchildren, Sonia Ware, Monica York, Robbie and David Brinton, Jason, Bradley, and Jonathan Carroll, Kenneth, Christopher, and Matthew Darsney, Joshua Lafferty, Cassie Manlove and Charli Cornish, 12 great grandchildren, numerous great-great grandchildren and loving nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 24 at 11 am at Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Pike Creek DE where friends may visit on Sunday, March 23 from 3-5 pm and again on Monday, March 24 from 10-11 am. Burial will be in Kemblesville (PA) Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Rd., Suite 102, Newark, DE 19702.

To send condolences, visit:

302 999 8277

Funeral Home

Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 999-8277

Published in The News Journal from Mar. 21 to Mar. 23, 2014