James Kennedy

San Francisco, California

1934 - 2017

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what a wonderful man what a wonderful family much love to all of you
judy Sorro

From the time we moved to Alvarado Street some 35 years ago until Jim and Diane moved, I could always count on them for
anything, literally. Jim in his quiet way was like an anchor; present, reliable, and the keeper of an extra house key as I was of
theirs. Handy for accidental lock-outs. He lived a rich life and enriched the lives
of those around him. Rest in peace, Jim. Felicia

A remarkable man who has left a legacy of service to his fellow man....his wife Diane is a special person...they lead a lovely married life...and their children are a credit to wonderful parents....May you rest in peace...
Patti Kotlanger Lazzaretto

Had the pleasure of knowing Jim and the family. He has a wonderful legacy, that is his family. What more can one ask. Our sincere condolences.

Such a lovely man , lovely family. He will be truly missed.

My husband and I both worked with Jim Kennedy during the mid to late 80s, so it was with great surprise when Paul told me this morning that Jim had passed. We are living in Guanajuato, but for hours we were transported back in time and place to 16th Street in the Mission where we spent so many days with Jim, who in those days managed the employment and training programs for Arriba Juntos. Paul got his early start in programming because Jim was the kind of boss who encouraged us to expand our...


James's Obituary

James Donald Kennedy


James Donald Kennedy, age 83 years old, passed away suddenly while on vacation with his wife. Jim is survived and dearly missed by his loving wife, Diane. He was an amazing father and grandfather to 6 children and 15 grandchildren: Kathleen Garcia (Henry),...

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