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Charles M. Kennedy
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Charles M. "Chuck" Kennedy 73, resident of North Smithfield passed away Aug. 4, 2012 at the Home & Hospice Care of RI in Providence surrounded by his loving family after a courageous and heroic battle with cancer.
He was the loving husband of 52 years to his wife Rachel (Fagnant) Kennedy.
He was born in Woonsocket RI, a son of the late Andrew & Helen (O'Gara) Kennedy.
Chuck worked for the North Smithfield School department as a courier; previously he worked for the Service Color Co. as a plant manager. He was a resident of North Smithfield for the last 52 years. Chuck volunteered for Bryan's Food Pantry, and was a member of the Elks Lodge #850 in Woonsocket and the Enrico Caruso Club of Manville. He enjoyed snowmobiling, golf, and traveling. Chuck most enjoyed the time spent with Family and Friends.
Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter, Christine O'Donnell and her husband Shawn of Attleboro MA, and a brother, Andrew Kennedy of NY. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Chuck was preceded in death by his sisters, Margaret Shiel, and Frances Eagan, and a brother, Robert Kennedy.
His funeral will be held Thursday at 9am from the Keene-Brown Funeral Home 445 Greenville Rd. No. Smithfield with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Charles Church in Woonsocket, burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery in Blackstone MA. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 4pm until 7pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Charles Church Chimes Restoration 190 North Main St. Woonsocket RI. 02895.
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