Francis Kennedy Jr.

Francis Xavier Kennedy Jr., 50, of Norwood, formerly of South Boston, suddenly at home, Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Born in Boston, October 8, 1963, he was the son of Francis X. Kennedy, Sr. and Patricia B. (Starck) Kennedy, both of South Boston, the beloved husband of Laura Walsh of Norwood; the loving father of Jeanine M. Kennedy of Norwood, Francis X. Kennedy, III of North Easton, and Catherine E. Kennedy of Norwood; the dear brother of Maureen and her husband, Albert Pedriali, Patricia and her husband, Edward Connolly, John Kennedy, all of Dorchester, Andrew Kennedy and his wife, Winnie of Randolph, Rose and her husband, Kevin DiMattio of Weymouth, Mary and her husband, Kevin Zarnoch, Sr. of Dorchester, and Julie Anne Kennedy of South Boston. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Frank worked as a construction manager at Sea-Dar Construction in Boston. He was a longtime member of the Braintree Rifle and Pistol Club and of the Norwood Permanent Building Committee. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 6th, at 9:00 AM at the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St., NORWOOD, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM, at St. Timothy Church, 650 Nichols St., Norwood. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Sunday, January 5th at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Franks memory to the Catherine E. Kennedy Education Fund, c/o Norwood Cooperative Bank, 11 Central St., Norwood, MA 02062. Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, 781-762-0174. www.gilloolyfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Gillooly Funeral Home
126 Walpole Street Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-0174

Published in Norwood Bulletin from Jan. 3 to Jan. 10, 2014