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John Paul Kennedy
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1921
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 2, 2001
Marion County
West Virginia, USA

Times West Virginian
John P. Kennedy

John P. Kennedy, 80, of Fairmont, died Wednesday, May 2, 2001, at Wishing Well Manor, Fairmont. He was born April 5, 1921, in Fairmont, son of the late James Edward and Lena Bartlett Kennedy.

He was a member of the St. Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church. He was the general manager of Alling & Cory Inc., retiring in 1985. He served three and a half years in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in the 615th Fighter Control Group and the 1st Interceptor Command. He was a graduate of St. Paul's High School in St. Petersburg, Fla., and St. Petersburg Junior College. He was an honorary life member and Fourth Degree in the Knights of Columbus, Marian Council 942 in Fairmont, a member of the Fairmont Rotary Club and was also a member of the "Old Guard" in Rotary. He was a member of the BPOE 294 Elks Lodge in Fairmont since 1947, the Fairmont Field Club and was a two-term board member for the local American Red Cross.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Frances "Cass" Swink Kennedy, of Fairmont; a brother, Bartlett Kennedy, of Lufkin, Texas; and a sister, Barbara McKnight, of St. Petersburg.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, James Edward Kennedy Jr.; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Wedding.

Friends may call at Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont, from 7-9 p.m. Friday, with a ritualistic service conducted by the Knights of Columbus, Marian Council 942 at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 4, at St. Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church, 407 Jackson St., with the Rev. Leonard Smith as celebrant.

Committal services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, in Wanless Cemetery, Cass, with the Rev. Bill Kuchinsky officiating.

Donations: Rotary Foundation c/o Fairmont Rotary Club, P.O. Box 12, Fairmont, WV 26555-0012. 
Family links: 
  James Edward Kennedy (1886 - 1950)
  Lena Tracy Bartlett Kennedy (1888 - 1944)
  Mary Frances Swink Kennedy (1923 - ____)
  Mary Elizabeth Kennedy Wedding (1919 - 2000)*
  John Paul Kennedy (1921 - 2001)
  James Edward Kennedy (1923 - 1999)*
  Barbara Agnes Kennedy McKnight (1925 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Wanless Cemetery
Pocahontas County
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: IrishEyes
Originally Created by: Barbara "Bobbie" Sharp
Record added: Mar 18, 2010
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