John (Jack) Albin Kennedy
Passed on August 7, 2019
Jack Kennedy passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at the age of 83 years on August 7, 2019 at the Grace Hospital. He will lovingly be remembered by his sisters, Ruth Watson and Lois (Bill) Ritchie. Nephews Ken (Brenda) Watson, Randy (Carol) Ritchie, Bob (Kim) Watson and Niece Heather (Bryan) Oughton. Great nephews Jason (Candace) Ritchie, Brad (Becky) Ritchie, Ryan Ritchie, Matthew (Alexis) Ritchie, Kent (partner Alycia) Watson, Brandon Watson and great niece Kaleigh Watson, great-great nephews and nieces William and Elianna Ritchie, Maverick and Benjamin Ritchie, Charlie, Johnny and Violet Ritchie. Also friends Pam and Ron Cowan, along with many family and friends in Canada and California. Jack was predeceased by his partner Jim Condon, parents Gordon and Irene Kennedy, brother-in-law Gordon Watson and great nephew Jonathan Watson. Jack was born on June 21, 1936 at Teulon, Manitoba. He worked at Eaton’s, Ontario Hydro and a few others before heading down to Cathedral City, California. He worked in many places in the Palm Springs area but his favorite was Lord Fletcher’s Inn where he met so many people. The family invites you to come for lunch at 12 noon on Friday, August 16, at the Anglican Church Hall in Teulon where we will celebrate Jack’s life. A private family graveside service will be held. The family would like to thank the following; Brightwater Sr. Living (Arbour), Grace Hospital Drs. and nurses in the Emergency Dept. and Ward 3 South, the paramedics and his family and friends who supported Jack in so many ways when he lived in Cathedral City, Ca. In lieu of flowers, if so desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society Manitoba, 10 – 120 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB., R3C 4G2. Thanks to Ken Loehmer and Shirley Williams for all of their help and support at this time. There is only one Happiness in this Life, To Love and Be Loved. By George Sand
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