Claire F. Kennedy, 92
LYNN — Claire F. Kennedy of Lynn died on August 24, 2018 at the age of 92 after a brief illness. Claire was the daughter of the late John T. Kennedy and Letitia (McGhee) Kennedy. She was the sister of the late Letitia M. “Tish” Kennedy and John T. Kennedy, Jr. Claire was a life-long communicant of Sacred Heart Church in West Lynn where she was involved in many organizations in the parish. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Girls High School with the Class of 1944. She was a long-time employee of Continental Insurance in Boston and worked as a Clerical Supervisor. She was an avid sports fan and was a 30 year season ticket holder for the Boston Bruins and was present for “The Goal” scored by Bobby Orr. Claire enjoyed traveling and visited many places and delighted in many years bowling in the Lucky Strike bowling league. Claire also relished in many years spent cheering on her nieces and nephews as they played their youth and high school sports.
Claire leaves her sister-in-law, Josephine Kennedy of Lynn and was the devoted aunt to her 8 nieces and nephews and their children; Kathleen and her husband, Donald Rouse of Ossipee, N.H., Maureen Casey, Eileen and her husband, Melvin Satterwhite, and Charleen Kennedy, all of Lynn, Jack Kennedy and his wife, Christine, of Centennial, CO, Chris Kennedy and his wife, Debbie of Swampscott, Jim Kennedy and his wife, Christine of Lynn, and Dan Kennedy of Lynn. Claire also leaves 15 great-nieces and nephews and 12 great-great-nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all.
Service information: An hour of Visitation will be held in the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, 571 Boston St. West Lynn at 10:30am. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Lynn. Donations in Claire’s name may be made to: Sacred Heart School Development Fund, 581 Boston St. Lynn, MA 01905.