Obituaries

James Gordon Kennedy

Friday, 03 February 1939 - Sunday, 10 September 2017

Death Notice

It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of James Gordon Kennedy announce his passing on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Sharon Kennedy. Cherished father of Lisa (Ken) Marion and Karen (Terry) McPhail. Treasured grandfather of Kevin and Kyle McPhail. Dear brother of Bob (Carol) Kennedy and brother-in-law Steven (Sue) Hopwood. Predeceased by his parents Edward (Jeannette) Kennedy. James enjoyed watching football and was a devoted Detroit Lions fan. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will be held in Resurrection Cemetery. A memorial reception will be held to celebrate the life of James Kennedy on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Smith Family Centre (in front of Smith Funeral Home), 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).

 

Service

A private family interment will be held in Resurrection Cemetery. A memorial reception will be held to celebrate the life of James Kennedy on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Smith Family Centre (in front of Smith Funeral Home), 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

Donations

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).

18 Condolences

  • Kathy Munro September 16, 2017 11:21am

    Sharon, Lisa, Karen and families, so sorry for your loss. Many fond memories of growing up with you as neighbours in "the Point". Kathy Munro

  • Mark Long September 15, 2017 04:57pm

    Karen & Lisa: Sorry to hear about the passing of your Father. Take care.

    Mark L
    Calgary, AB

  • carol capek September 13, 2017 09:15pm

    So sorry for your loss Sharon and Family. Thoughts and prayers are with you

  • Jim and Carol Fritzley September 13, 2017 11:17am

    To Sharon and family
    So sorry to hear about Jim. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. May the support of family and friends help you through this difficult time... Hugs
    Carol and Jim

  • George Janice Robson September 12, 2017 10:33pm

    Our Sincere Sympathy and Blessings to all of you - Sharon , Lisa , Karen and Families.

  • Susan (Federico) Goertz September 12, 2017 09:05pm

    So sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Fran Duncan September 12, 2017 08:29pm

    Karen, Lisa and Mrs. Kennedy (Sharon); my sincerest condolences to you, family, and friends. Karen, your Dad was a wonderful man, and I have many memories of him when we were kids. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you go through this time of loss. ❤

  • Lori Turnbull September 12, 2017 08:23pm

    Karen and family, so sorry for your loss

    Lori Turnbull and Mike Lester

  • Cheryl Randy McPhail September 12, 2017 08:04pm

    Karen, Terry and Family
    So very sorry to learn about the passing of Karen's Father. Sending our Deepest Sympathy.

  • Charlie Carol Clake September 12, 2017 07:40pm

    Lisa Ken & Family
    Sorry to hear of the Loss of your loving father. Please know that your in our Thoughts and Prayers Cherish the many good memories of your family over the years May you feel God's presence at this most difficult time..You were a great help to me Lisa at RBC Lakeshore Rd Sarnia handling mom's affairs.

    Charlie & Carol Clarke (Cheryl's Mom & Dad )

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