Barbara Jean (Krueger) Kennedy
April 30, 1932 - June 22, 2021
AUBURN - Barbara Jean (Krueger) Kennedy, of Auburn, passed away peacefully in her home Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the age of 89. She was born in Arcadia, New York on April 30, 1932, the daughter of John and Mildred Krueger.
Barbara was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting. She loved spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Barbara adored her children and believed she was lucky to have the opportunity to stay home to raise them. Once they were all in school, she made herself busy by working at K-mart, Cleantown, the Boy Scouts of America and in the Cayuga County Legislature Office.
Barbara was a member of Saint Mary's Church and looked forward to attending Mass each Sunday and then brunch with her sister, Norma.
Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Paul F. Kennedy in 1998, and her grandson, Mathew Ryan Kennedy in 2008.
She is survived by her five children: Paul M. Kennedy (Anita), Michael A. Kennedy, Kimberly I. DeMaio-Roberts (Richard), Bruce H. Kennedy, and Bridget E. Kennedy (Alicia); three sisters: Norma West, Myrna Wishart, and Donna Krueger; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two great-great granddaughters; numerous nieces and nephews and Sherry Kelsey, one of the countless number of kids she treated as her own over the years.
Friends and family are invited to call on Sunday, June 27, 2021 from 2 to 5:00 p.m. at Farrell's Funeral Servcie, Inc., 84 South Street, Auburn. A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fleming.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 1130 Corporate Dr, Auburn, NY 13021