Mary R. Kennedy—1/1/2015

Mary R. Kennedy, age 69, of Lansdale died on January 1st at Abington Health Lansdale Hospital.

Born in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Francis J. and Catherine M. Collier Kennedy. She had previously lived in Clifton Heights.

Ms. Kennedy was a high school teacher for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia  for 45 years retiring in 2006. She taught at both Archbishop Ryan High School in Philadelphia where she coached bowling and Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield, Delaware County where she served as swim team manager and coached bowling and served as a chaperone at school dances. 

She earned her Masters Degree in Education from Immaculata College.

Ms. Kennedy loved to travel and enjoyed reading.

Surviving are her siblings  Margaret A. Cauley (Henry) of Perkasie, Teresa M. Kennedy of Exton, Lorraine A. Burghart (Larry) of Lansdale and Rita M. Hargis of Virginia Beach. She was preceded in death by her late brother
 Francis J. Kennedy, Jr. husband  of Marilyn Kennedy of Lansdale and Catherine F. Dlugosz and her late husband Louis. Also surviving is her  stepbrother Samuel Reed Conrey (Sharon) of Quakertown, and stepsisters Betsy Matyjasik (Thomas) of Rincon, GA and Kyle Niece (Chester) of Lansdale and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her stepmother Mary G. Kennedy.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 6th at 11AM at St. Stanislaus Church, 51 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale, PA. 19446 where the family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 10 to 
11 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

For those desiring, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’s memory to the American Diabetes Assn., 150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA. 19004 would be preferred.

One thought on “Mary R. Kennedy—1/1/2015

  1. Mary, I will always remember your kindness and your dedication to teaching. Thank you for your generosity to the teachers and students of Cardinal O’Hara. Be at peace.

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