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Jean Anne Belton-Kennard


1944 - 2019
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Jean Anne Belton-Kennard

Somerset - Jean Anne Belton-Kennard was born April 18, 1944, in Portsmouth, VA. She departed this life on August 1, 2019, in New Brunswick, NJ. Jean graduated from IC Norcom High School, Howard University (where she pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority) & Meharry Medical College. She was among the early pioneers for Black women in medicine, and in particular psychiatry.

Jean practiced medicine as a Psychiatrist for nearly 30 years and was passionate about helping survivors of trauma recover and live normal, fulfilling lives.

She is survived by her loving and loyal family: a son S. Philip Belton-Kennard, CEO of Futurestay, and his wife Annie Tam Belton-Kennard, Ph.D.

A viewing will be Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 10 am at the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, 771 Somerset St, Somerset, NJ with a funeral service beginning at 11 am. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Buckland Funeral Home in Somerville, NJ.
Published in Home News Tribune on Aug. 7, 2019
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