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Elizabeth B. (Hewitt) Kennedy

Easton, Massachusetts

Aug 13, 1935 – Feb 9, 2020 (Age 84)


August 13, 1935
February 9, 2020
Easton, Massachusetts


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Farley Funeral Home Obituary

Elizabeth B. (Hewitt) Kennedy, of South Easton, formerly of Brockton, Nebraska, and Concord, died at age 84 surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on Sunday, February 9, 2020, following a lengthy illness. Born in Concord on August 13, 1935, she was the beloved daughter of the late Clarence and Estelle (Lasure) Hewitt. Raised and educated in Concord, Liz subsequently pursued her Nursing Degree from Faulkner Hospital in Jamaica Plain. A passionate Registered Nurse for her entire career, caring for patients and people was her true pride and joy. Early on in her proud career, she became the youngest Director of Nursing at Chelsea Hospital and later Director of Nursing at Midlands Hospital in Nebraska. Holding various nursing positions throughout her 50+ years as a nurse, she ended her career at Brockton Multi-Service and the Lincoln Alternative School in Brockton. She was also an active member of the Massachusetts Nursing Association. She will be fondly remembered for her love of the beach and any chance to grab some sunshine. She loved traveling to warm destinations, taking trips to the casino, and spending time with her many wonderful friends. Her pets meant the world to her and she treasured each one of them, especially her late cat, Max. Creating memories with her children and grandchildren was the highlight of her life. Her life and memory will be cherished by her daughter, Pamela Flaherty of Stoughton, her son, Scott Kennedy and his wife Beth of Raynham, her grandchildren, Thomas, Sean, Justin, Joseph, Katelyn, Brendan, and Christopher, and a great grandson, Thomas, who is on the way. Two brothers, Richard and Donald Hewitt, predeceased her. Relatives and friends are invited to gather for visiting hours in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park Street, STOUGHTON, on Monday, February 17th from 5 to 8 pm. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 18th at 1 pm in the Farrar Chapel of the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, CONCORD. Burial will follow at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord. All are welcome to join the family for a reception immediately following at the Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, CONCORD. Please direct flower deliveries to Farley Funeral Home. All arrangements are under the care of Dee Funeral Home. Contributions in Liz's memory may be made to Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, P.O. Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007 (www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org).

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Dear Pam,

Please accept my heartfelt condolences. May your mother rest eternally in peace. Grateful for the memories I have spending time at your home long ago. And many times since talking with your mom at the market. She loved sharing about her loving family. A beautiful lady.

God bless,

Scott and family - my thoughts and prayers are with you. Liz was my neighbor and great friend . We shared many interesting conversations and her love and caring for her family and friends was ever present. Liz will live on in our hearts and will be an inspiration.


May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Liz was a wonderful friend and woman. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Pam and Scott, I am just so very sorry. I remember reading a note from your mom that said "going to the grocery store. Love you" That note revamped my entire life, it is ok and even desirable to say "I love you". Gentle, kind and sweet soul she was. She deserves a special throne in heaven which I'm sure she has, still sending down "I love you"s

Rick and I are so very sorry to hear of Aunt Elizabeth passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Pam, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I remember your mom's beauty and her being such a hard worker in NE.

Scott, Beth, Pam and Katelyn, Thomas,Sean, Justin, Joseph, Brendan, and Christopher My thoughts and prayers are with you all on the passing of your wonderful Mom and the greatest Gram ever. She was so proud of all of you. May you cherish all the beautiful memories she left behind to ease your pain. She will never be forgotten. Rest in peace Liz you certainly deserve it.