April 16, 1933 - August 23, 2017
Donald J. Kennedy at 12:47 a.m. on Tuesday August 22, 2017 passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 84 years old. Donald was born in Trenton, NJ where he graduated from Immaculate Conception and Trenton Catholic Boys High School. Predeceased by his parents, Hugh Kennedy and Jane O'Hara Kennedy, brother of the late Hugh Kennedy, Philip Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Jane Kennedy, Donald is survived by his wife, Betty Dorr McGann Kennedy; his three children, Sharon Kennedy Toran, Donald Kennedy and Colleen Kennedy Stoecker; grandchildren; brother, Richard Kennedy; a niece and nephews. He was a supportive stepdad to Kevin McGann, Carol McGann, Michael McGann and Eileen McGann Rossiter. Donald was a DAV from the Army and honorably discharged in 1955. Donald became an electrician and member of the IBEW Local 269 in 1957. In 1967, he was elected Business Manager until his retirement in 1996. He was also president of the Mercer-Burlington Building Trade Council. Donald also served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia as Bank Director from January 1, 1992 until December 31 1993, Deputy Chairman from 1994 to 1995 and Chairman from 1996 to 1997. The family will receive friends and relatives on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 5-7PM at the M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 935 Parkway Ave., Ewing. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 11AM at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be in St. Mary's Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to the American Cancer Research Foundation at www.cancerresearch.org Please visit www.murphyfh.com for additional information.
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