Daniel Charles Kennedy, 84, of Bacliff, Texas passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016 in Webster, Texas. Daniel was born March 25, 1932 to Florence and Bertha Kennedy in Cincinnati, Ohio. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. Daniel worked 25 years as a System Analyst for NASA. Daniel was a loyal member of Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church and a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, sons Danny and Brian Kennedy, grandchildren Ashli, Alexis and Amber Kennedy, sisters Emma Jeanne Dunn and husband Tom and Mary Louise Nyquist and husband Charles, brothers Thomas Kennedy and wife Burnnie and Monsignor David Kennedy.
Daniel is survived by the mother of his children Patricia Kennedy, sons Michael Kennedy and wife Sherry, Jeffrey Kennedy and wife Lynn, Glenn Kennedy and wife Dori, and Kieran Kennedy and wife Kay, brother Terry Kennedy and wife Annie, seventeen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
A visitation in his honor will be held Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a vigil at 7:00 pm, Crowder Funeral Home Chapel, Dickinson, Texas. A funeral Mass with be celebrated 10:30 am, Thursday, August 11, 2016, Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church, Dickinson, Texas. Interment follows at Forest Park East Cemetery, Webster, Texas.
Honored to serve as pall bearers are Adrian Kennedy, Adam Turek, Matthew Kennedy, Kealan Kennedy, Gene Kennedy, Gabriel Cusma, Michael Kennedy, and Tim Kennedy.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Joe Finnegan, Jack Menotti, Scott Jackson, and Ken Baker.
A Special thank you to AMED Hospice Care and the staff at the Pointe Rehabilitation and Health Care Center and The Legion of Mary from St. Paul the Apostle church for their excellent and compassionate care during Dan’s final days.