Charles Kennedy

Obituary of Charles Wesley Kennedy

Charles W. Kennedy, Jr., age 82 of Villas, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, PA on July 6, 1937 to Charles W. and Anna (nee Jahn) Kennedy. He was a 1956 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School and after graduation enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. until 1959. Upon honorable discharge, he worked for the Philadelphia Gas Works for 36 years, retiring to his beloved Villas in 1995. He spent his retirement doing everything and anything related to fishing and the Delaware Bay. He is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 59 years Margaret C. (nee Torpey); children Christian A. Kennedy (Kimberly); Margaret Rose Kennedy; and Dawn Marie Kennedy-Little (James); grandchildren Stephen, Michelle, Courtney, Bridget and Erin; cousin Joe Gartland; numerous in- laws, nieces and nephews; and his two loyal cats Kennedy and Boots. Chalie will be remembered for his vast wealth of knowledge of fish, fishing, boating, the Delaware Bay and his endless stories about them. Due to the restrictions of COVID-19, a memorial service is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Our Lady Star of the Sea R.C. Church, 525 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ. The family will receive family and friends at 10:00 a.m. with a memorial mass at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Cape May County Animal Welfare Society, 40 Route 47 South, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Condolences will be received at www.EvoyFuneralHome.com June 30, 2020 Update: Charles W. Kennedy, Jr. , age 82 of Villas, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. He is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 58 years Margaret C. (nee Torpey); children Christian A. Kennedy (Kimberly); Margaretrose Kennedy; and Dawn Marie Kennedy-Little (James); grandchildren Stephen, Michelle, Courtney, Bridget and Erin; cousin Joe Gartland; numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews; and his two loyal cats Kennedy and Boots. Due to the restrictions of COVID-19, the memorial service scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Our Lady Star of the Sea R.C. Church will be private. The family requests donations be made in Chalie's honor to the Cape May County Animal Welfare Society, 40 Route 47 South, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.
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