Kevin John Kennedy

North Haverhill, N.H. — Kevin John Kennedy, 58, of Briar Hill Road died at his home on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.

Kevin was born on Sept. 22, 1954, in Keene, N.H., to Kevin B. and Joan (Hendry) Kennedy. He was a graduate of Woodsville High School, Class of 1971. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Air Force where he served as a maintenance craftsman for 16 years and as a maintenance supervisor for two years. He retired, having attained the rank of Master Sergeant. During his military career he was stationed at bases around the world.

Since 1996, Kevin had been employed in the maintenance department at the Grafton County Nursing Home.

Kevin especially loved the time he spent with the residents at the County Home. He enjoyed maintaining his property. He led a very quiet life.

He was predeceased by his parents, Kevin B. Kennedy on Nov. 27, 1983, and Joan Kennedy on June 17, 1997; by his brother, John H. Kennedy on Dec. 2, 2006; and by his sister and her husband, Brenda and Donald Robb on Jan. 27, 2013.

He is survived by four sisters, Susan J. Kennedy of Newbury, Vt., Maureen E. Fuller of Dalton, N.H., Kathryn A. Kennedy of Cape Coral, Fla., and Claire S. Touseau and husband Thomas of Derry, N.H.; two brothers, Brian K. Kennedy and wife, Kathy of North Haverhill, and Michael J. Kennedy and wife, Kathleen Bruns of Haverhill; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and an aunt and uncle.

There will be no calling hours.

A memorial service will be on Friday, Sept. 20, at 12 noon at the New Hampshire State Veteran’s Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, N.H.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Grafton County Home Association, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH 03774.

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Ricker Funeral Home & Cremation Care of Woodsville is in charge of arrangements.