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“Margo and family. So sorry for the loss of your mom. Keeping you all in my prayers. Pam McCarty ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Pam McCarty - Germantown, MD

“Those of us who were lucky enough to be friends with this great lady were truly blessed. Janet was one of those special people who brought a sense...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Ann Kotfila - Westmoreland, NH

“Janet was one of the first people we met at P.O.W. in 1971. She was a wonderful neighbor and friend who was always ready to lend an ear or give a...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Eileen Clendennin - Quaker Hill, CT

“Mr Kennedy and family we are very sorry for your loss.Our prayers go out to the entire family at this time.Our family has great memories of Mrs...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: John and Eileen Briant - MA

“Your Mom was one of my favorite people in the world. Whenever I visit Western Mass. and my Mom, we always visit Janet. She was my major link to...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Cookie Levitz - Chicago, IL

“My memories of Janet are very fond. I grew up with her son Rick as one of my best friends since I was four years old.I remember all the great times...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: John Kennedy - Chicopee, MA

“To the Kennedy Family, We send our Heartfelt Sympathy to all of you at this sad time. The great times as neighbors on Nonotuck St. and at Old Lyme...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: A friend


HOLYOKE: Janet (Wilson) Kennedy passed away on February 25, 2017 with her family by her side. A lifelong Holyoke resident, Janet was born on September 12, 1933. She graduated from Holyoke High School followed by the Holyoke Hospital School of Nursing. Janet is survived by her husband of over 62 years, Richard H. Kennedy, and children Susan Kennedy and Richard Kennedy of Holyoke, Karen Galvin and husband John of North Attleborough, and Margo Harney and husband Jack of West Roxbury. Predeceased by her grandson Peter Rigali, Janet leaves grandchildren Anna and Christopher Rigali, Jaclyn Kidd, Katherine and Mary Kennedy, Matthew, Samantha, and Lauren Galvin, and Julia and Joseph Harney, as well as her great-granddaughter Lola Rae Richard. A private memorial service will be held at the family's convenience. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Perkins School Library at www.perkins.org/library or 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472 which provides much needed and appreciated services for the blind.