George Norman Kennedy of Millis, died Monday morning, July 14th, at the Timothy Daniel's House in Holliston after a lengthy illness. He was 87. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated Medfield, the son the late George P. and Delia (McGowan) Kennedy. He has been a resident of Millis for over 60 years. Mr. Kennedy retired from the Boston Edison Company after 38 years of service with the Company starting as a lineman and retiring as an inspector. A Proud Veteran of WW II, Mr. Kennedy served with the Navy aboard a Fleet Tug in the Philippines. He was a member of the Millis American Legion and Amvets Posts and the Medway VFW. A member of the Charles River Masonic Lodge, and the B.P.O. Elks Lodge. Framingham, he enjoyed traveling and taking cruises, Camping in his R.V. throughout the Country and Canada and wintering in Florida. He enjoyed wood craving, specializing in animals and nature motifs; he was an avid reader and Patriot Football and Nascar Fan. Mr. Kennedy celebrated his 60th Wedding Anniversary on July 2nd to Marilyn E. (Logan) Kennedy, in addition to his wife he is survived by his "adopted" daughter, Charlotte M. Byrne and her husband, Edward of Millis and his brother in law, David S.I. Logan and his wife, Sandra of Ottawa, Canada and his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Phyllis Emery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Services in Celebration of his Life on Friday morning at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 90 Curve Street, MILLIS. Interment with Honors will follow at the Vine Lake Cemetery in Medfield. The Kennedy Family will welcome guests at the Funeral Home prior to the Service Friday from 10-11 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Millis American Legion Post 208, 136 Curve Street, Millis, MA 02054
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Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Service
90 Curve Street Millis, MA 02054
Published in MetroWest Daily News on July 17, 2014