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Mr. Arthur ""Jim"" Kennedy

Died: December 29, 2017

Arthur “Jim” Kennedy, age 95 of Hendersonville, died Friday, December 29th, 2017. He was born August 4th, 1922 in Chicago, IL; a son of the late Leo and Laura Farge Kennedy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Hartigan Kennedy in 2007; and by his son, Timothy Kennedy in 2012. …read more

Arthur “Jim” Kennedy, age 95 of Hendersonville, died Friday, December 29th, 2017. He was born August 4th, 1922 in Chicago, IL; a son of the late Leo and Laura Farge Kennedy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Hartigan Kennedy in 2007; and by his son, Timothy Kennedy in 2012.

Mr. Kennedy graduated from Mt. Carmel High School and attended DePaul University and was employed with U.S. Rubber Co. and with Brach’s as a candy salesman. He married his loving wife, Patricia Hartigan on August 26th, 1958 in Chicago. He proudly served his country while stationed in England during World War II in the United States Army.

He is survived by his son, Matthew J. Kennedy of Hawaii; three nieces and one nephew.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 12th, 2018 in the Sanctuary of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrated by Father Roberto Perez. Burial will be in the Western Carolina State Veteran’s Cemetery at a later date.

The family will receive friends following the Mass in the Saint Francis Room at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Arthur’s memory may be directed to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 208 7th Avenue, Hendersonville, NC 28791.

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

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Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Sanctuary of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

208 7th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NO 28791

The family will receive friends following the service in the St. Francis Room.


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