Margaret L. Kennedy

Date of Passing:

September 23, 2021

Kennedy, Margaret L. (Kelly), 81, of Thurston Street, Riverside, died peacefully on September 23, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of John D. Kennedy.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John and Lillian (Julius) Kelly, she lived in Riverside for 56 years.

Mrs. Kennedy worked as a quality controller for the former Trifari Jewelry Company for 25 years before retiring in 2002.

Margaret was a communicant of St. Brendan Church where she coordinated the church bingo. She was a member of the Seekonk Happy Couples Bowling League and enjoyed spending time with her loving family.

Besides her husband of sixty one years, she is survived by her children, Cheryl L. Mello and her husband Ted of East Providence, Steven P. Kennedy and his wife Cheryl of Winter Haven, FL, Colleen M. Gravel and her husband Bob of East Providence and Susan J. Kennedy of Riverside; eight grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Darlene Coutts and John W. Kelly Sr.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday September 27, 2021 in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Margaret’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. John and children, our deepest condolences to you all. Loved Marge and will never forget the good times we had. Love Pat and Angie Paolo

  2. Dear Mr Kennedy and family I was so sorry to hear this. You are in my thoughts. We’ve lost too many special people this year. Pat from CVS.

  3. Sue, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I know how much you loved her and how well you cared for her. My thoughts and heartfelt prayers are with you during this most difficult of times.

  4. My condolences to Steve and Cassie and the rest of the family on the loss of your mother. ❤

  5. Love to all at the Kennedy family and her friends my deepest condolences

  6. Our deepest sympathies for all of the Kennedy family, Steven, Colleen, Susan and Cheryl. We’ll never forget all of great memories of our childhood growing up together with all of your wonderful family!

    May the road rise up to meet you.

    May the wind be always at your back.

    May the sun shine warm upon your face;

    the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again,

    may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

    Rest In Peace Mrs. Kennedy. 🙁

  7. Our deep condolence to you all! Charles and I will keep her and you all in our prayers! Love and peace!

  8. Cheryl, My deepest condolences to your entire family.

  9. Prayers, condolences and love to all the Kennedy family. You will be missed Mrs.K. Our prayers are with you. Godspeed, safely home. ??

  10. Our thoughts and prayers to the entire Kennedy family. She will be missed. RIP Marge. Love, Carl and Lisa Lavin & the boys.

  11. My condolences to all of Marge’s family. I have great memories of Marge from my time at St. Brendan’s. I recall she was a strong lady and also very funny. Be assured of my prayers.

  12. Sending the family love and prayers , Cherish the fond memories you have of her to get through this difficult time .

  13. Condolence’s to the Kennedy family. Marge was a fine lady and a great friend to me. She is up in heaven with members of her family who have welcomed her and her pain is forever gone.

  14. My deepest condolences.

  15. My condolences to your family. She was a very special person and a joy to work with.

  16. I am so very sorry for your lose colleen and your family. She was a great aunt. She will be.missed so much. Now my mom will have her sister with her again. But my heart is so sad for all of your guys lose love you all so much.❤

  17. I am so sorry Colleen and family for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ((Hugs)). ❤?❤

  18. Their are not enough words to express the tremendous impact Marge had on our family, nor her seemingly unlimited capacity for loving her family. Our hearts are as full for knowing and loving her as they are broken at her loss. She was, without question, a true Lady, and we will miss her. RIP dearest Marge. All our love to the Kennedy’s and the many, many, many, family who grieve with us.

  19. We are sending our condolences to Colleen an family on the loss of your mother Marge.

  20. Im so deeply sorry, all my love to you ❤?

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