Joan Naomi Kennedy Obituary
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Joan Naomi Kennedy of Waterford, New York, born in Mechanicville, New York, who passed away on November 22, 2022, at the age of 91, leaving to mourn family and friends. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.
She was predeceased by : her husband Edward Francis Kennedy; her son Patrick; her sister Shirley Veeder (Gary); and her parents, Allen Follett and Naomi Knowlton Whinnery (William).
She is survived by : her grandchildren, Kristian, Sean (Amy), Matthew Evans, Michael Effenberger (Amanda Kowalski), Kevin, Tara, John Kennedy (Sara), Dr. Jenny Torre (Brett), Bridget Chiaramonte (Nick), Cassandra Ricci (Brendan), Keith (Angela), Kristina (Jeff Davenport), Chelsea and Olivia Kennedy; her nephew G. Christopher Veeder (Priscilla); her nieces, Eileen Pastore and Patricia Dechard; and her pet Kitty.
Visitation was held on Sunday, November 27th 2022 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home (133 Broad St, Waterford, NY 12188). A funeral service was held on Monday, November 28th 2022 from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM and at 10:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude's Children's Research Fund, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or stjude.org. or to St. Mary's Church Restoration Fund.