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Nancy J. Kennedy

June 4, 2013
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Nancy J. Kennedy, 77

HARRINGTON — Nancy J. Kennedy formerly of East Rutherford New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at home surrounded by her family.  Mrs. Kennedy was born in Jersey City, N.J. to the late George and Helen Small.

Mrs. Kennedy worked as a secretary for most of her life in New Jersey at various businesses. She worked the longest at the Fairleigh Dickinson University.  She was very active at her church in New Jersey until she moved to Harrington.

Mrs. Kennedy loved to dance and listen to music. She was a great baker, and loved to share her baked goods. She thoroughly enjoyed spending as much time as possible with her family and close friends. She will be remembered as a wonderful and loving wife, mother, and grandmother who did an excellent job raising her kids and spoiling her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.

Preceded in death by her brother George Small Jr. and daughter in law Jean M. Kennedy.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years James A. Kennedy of Harrington; sons James T. Kennedy of Harrington, George J. Kennedy of East Rutherford, N.J. Robert Kennedy of Morris Plains, N.J., Richard Kennedy of Mine Hill, N.J.; daughter Kelly Ann McGrath of Jersey City, N.J.; six grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

A Service will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy., Harrington. Visitation for family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private.

Arrangements are by the Melvin Funeral Home, visit our website at for further information, to leave a letter of condolence, or to send flowers.

 Service Information

June 8, 2013

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
Harrington, DE

Funeral Service
June 8, 2013

1:00 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
Harrington, DE

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