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Elfers, FL: Col. John F. Kennedy, U.S. Army Retired died October 25, 2019 , born in Cohoes he graduated from LaSalle Institute, class of 1940. He entered the U.S. Army Reserve in 1940, and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1941. He was ordered into active duty in 1942 and served as an infantry unit commander during World War Two in the European Theater of Operations, participating in five campaigns. He was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, with two oak leaf clusters, Meritorious Service Medal, with two oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Legion of Honor, Chevalier (France). American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, World War II.After war service he continued service in the Army Reserve and the Army National Guard including full time service, in command and staff officer positions. In addition to completing several U.S. Army branch service schools, including the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.Following retirement he performed, research with the New York Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York. He retired from service in 1981 with the rank of Colonel. He resides in New Port Richey, Florida.John was a member of the following organizations: American Legion Paradise Post 79, Holiday Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10167, DAV, Purple Heart, St. Thomas Aquinas Knights of Columbus, & 4th Degree Knights of Columbus , at Our Lady Queen of Peace.He is survived by his wife Judy Kennedy, a daughter Kerrie Raum, niece Kathleen Freeman,nephew John M. Kennedy, nephew Joseph Carl Kennedy Jr., niece Mary Kennedy Parson, niece Brittany Freeman.Relatives and friends are invited to attend his interment on Thursday Oct. 31, 2019 at 11AM, at Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY, with full Military Honors. LaSalle Institute will provide an Honor Guard at the Cemetery. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. in New Port Richey, FL. If attending please meet at the cemetery entrance at 10: 50 AM. http://www.lastingmemories.com/col-john-f-kennedy



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Published in The Record from Oct. 28 to Oct. 30, 2019.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
OCT
31
Interment
11:00 AM
Saratoga National Cemetery
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December 25, 2019
WELL MY LOVE IT HAS BEEN 3 MONTHS TODAY AND I SO DO MISS YOU. THIS IS THE FIRST CHRISTMAS THAT WE HAVE NOT BEEN TOGETHER. AND ON DEC. 18 I WISHED YOU HAPPY BIRTHDAY. I AM HOPING YOU CAN SEE ME AND HEAR ME AS I TALKED TO YOU EVERY DAY. I LOVE YOU AND THERE WILL BE FLOWERS PUT ON YOUR GRAVE FROM JAN'S FLORIST IN SARATOGA SPRINGS. ON CERTAIN HOLIDAYS. I WILL BE THINKING OF YOU.
JUDY KENNEDY
November 19, 2019
Judy, I'm so sorry to just now learn of your husband's death. As an Army Veteran John and I would talk about our days in the Army. John was a true hero who distinguished himself in his service to this country. God bless you and your family.
John Gudavich
November 14, 2019
COL. John F. Kennedy, Jr
Judy Kennedy
October 30, 2019
My deepest condolences to the Kennedy family. Our country has lost a true hero who answered the call of duty when we needed him the most.

Keith Kennedy
LaSalle 1975
Keith Kennedy
October 30, 2019
Kathy and family ... so sorry for your loss. I know how much you loved your uncle. May he rest in peace.
Judy Burns
October 29, 2019
Our deepest condolences Judy. May John rest in peace. We are here to help in any way if need be. The Raum family.
The Raums Raum
October 28, 2019
I always cherished your visits to La Salle. He was a true son of La Salle. May the Lord walk with you through this time of sorrow and loss.
Brother Carl
October 28, 2019
rest in peace mr kennedy. we will always take care of judy. saying prayers for your family
karen. mahmet
October 28, 2019
My deepest condolences to you Judy . I'm always here if you want to talk ! Love Sandie
Sandie Rembisz
October 28, 2019
Judy I am so... sorry you are in my prays, as you always said your big teddy bear hug to you Kenny Greenlee past dist 21 commander
Kenneth Greenlee
October 27, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Michele Antel
October 26, 2019
Sincères condoleances
Christine et Joël Traisnel-Dudouit
SAINT LO-NORMANDY-FRANCE
Dudouit Christine
October 26, 2019
Sally's & my prayers for John and family are with you always
Eugene Daniello
October 26, 2019
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
The Staff at Faupel Funeral Home
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