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Kennedy, Michael

Age 90; Native of The Maharees, County Kerry, Ireland; Devoted husband of Mary, nee O'Shea, for 61 years; Loving father of Michael (Pam), John, Pauline, Patrick (Marilyn), Timothy (Cindy), Robert, and Ann (Mike) Boyle; Proud Papa of John, Grace, Caera, Mary, Michael, Maura (Peter) Strickland, Kerry, Clare, Katherine, Kathleen, Mick, Fiona, Ryan, Shannon, Sean, Colette, Quinn, Caroline, Catherine, Bridgette, Madelyn, Mairead, Kate, Eamonn, and Molly; Survived by his siblings, Peggy (James) Morgan of England, and Veronica Ward of Australia; Preceded in death by his siblings John (Eileen) of Ireland, Jim (Sheila) of Ireland, Mary (Martin) Mulroy of Australia, Thomas of Chicago, Eileen (Myles) Doran of Chicago, Bridget (Pat) Winters of Chicago, and Hugh of Chicago; Beloved brother-in-law of Philomena (Francis) Browne of Ireland, and Sr. Margaret O'Shea of England; Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews and friend to anyone he met; Founder of Kennedy Plumbing and Sewer; Proud U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. God blessed Dad with the natural gift to bring the joy of life to everyone he was with. A great storyteller, singer, dancer, and accordionist. He was an honest and hard-working man who dedicated himself to teaching his family important lessons about life. We will miss you deeply, Dad and Papa. Visitation Friday 3:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Funeral Saturday, 9:00 a.m. from Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th St., Chicago Ridge to Most Holy Redeemer Church, 96th & Lawndale, Evergreen Park; Mass 10:00 a.m.; A live stream of the Mass is available by using this link: www.asimplestreaming.com/kennedy; Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery; For Funeral info: 708-422-2700, or www.curleyfuneralhome.com

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October 17, 2020
my mother, Mary s Aunt Eileen, thought that Mike was one of the finest person,s she ever knew.
Mary Jeanne Carey-Kunzler
October 17, 2020
Heartfelt and prayerful condolences from the Chicago Police Chaplains. At the request of Matt Boyle, Mike will be remembered at the next Police Mass.

In the meantime, may family and friends know the healing touch of our all-loving, all-merciful God! [Police Chaplains Ministry: www.ChicagoPCM.org or 312/738-7588]
~ ~ Fr. Dan Brandt, CPD Chaplain
October 15, 2020
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October 15, 2020
What a wonderful man we have lost. Everyone at Sewer Builders Supplies sends our condolences to you and the Kennedy family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
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October 15, 2020
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October 14, 2020
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October 13, 2020
What a gift Mr. Kennedy was to his family and the world! He leaves a lasting legacy of an amazing family that he loved so dearly. All the Kennedys are in our thoughts and prayers.
Paul Schwartz
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