Ann "Fay" Kennedy
Ann "Fay" Kennedy, 87, of North Haven passed away on July 10, 2021 after a brief illness. Beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Kennedy, Jr. Loving mother of Marybeth Williams (James) of Guilford, Thomas Kennedy III of North Haven, Kevin Kennedy (Jamuna) of Michigan, Karan Mordecai (Mark) of Wallingford, and Megan Turski (Justin) of Cheshire, sister of Rev. Paul McLaughlin of St. Petersburg, Florida and Virginia Ryan of Hamden. Also survived by her ten cherished grandchildren who were her pride and joy, Kirsten, Jamie, Allison Williams, Kelly and Kimberly Kennedy, Connor and Casey Mordecai, Braeden, Paige and Nolan Turski. She was predeceased by her brother, William McLaughlin and her sister, Frances Mason. Fay was born in Cambridge, MA on March 31, 1934, daughter of the late William F. and Marion Judd McLaughlin. She later moved to Hamden where she graduated from Hamden High School in 1952 and then the Hospital of St. Raphael School of Radiologic Technology. Prior to raising her family, she worked as an X-ray technician at the Hospital of St. Raphael and also other doctors' offices in the New Haven area. Fay married her husband, Tom on June 7, 1958 and shared 52 years of marriage with him. She had a deep commitment to her faith. Fay was a longtime parishioner of St. Barnabas Church, where she was still a part of the Mother's Circle group. She enjoyed her summers at the beach on Cape Cod and at Owenego Beach Club where she was a longtime member and made many wonderful memories with her family and friends. Fay will be remembered as a kind, loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will rejoin her loving husband in heaven on his "heavenly" 90th birthday. Mrs. Kennedy's family would like to thank the staff at the Regency House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wallingford where she was cared for shortly prior to her passing. Fay was very appreciative of the hard work and dedication of the healthcare workers. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4 - 7 p.m. in Sisk Brothers Funeral Home, 3105 Whitney Ave., Hamden. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Sisters Project, P.O. Box 1643, Wallingford, CT 06492 www.sistersproject.org
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Published by The New Haven Register on Jul. 12, 2021.