Janet Kennedy

Janet Kennedy (Kita)

April 21st, 1948 - May 8th, 2020
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Passed away, peacefully surrounded by her family, after a long hard fight with cancer, at her late Hickory Hills residence on May 8th, 2020, Janet (Kita) Kennedy, at the age of 72. Janet was born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., to the late John and Florence Kita. Loving wife to Tom Kennedy for 54 wonderful years. Janet leaves behind two caring sons Todd Kennedy, of Eden and his daughter Ashley and Tom Kennedy Jr., of Tillsonburg. Also survived by her uncle Frank Varkoly, of Florida and by many cousins in the U.S.A. Janet was employed with Livingston’s Industries for 10 years, Off Broadway Video for 15 years and she finished her career with 15 years of service at Walmart, Tillsonburg. Janet was a true animal and bird lover. She was a person that deeply loved her family and she will be dearly missed.

In keeping with Janet’s expressed wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life to remember Janet will be announced later, under the guidance of Mike and Tina Dias. Memorial donations to the “Canadian Cancer Society” would be gratefully acknowledged by the Kennedy family and can be made through the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes- Burial and Cremation Services Inc., 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (519-842-4238), entrusted with all arrangements.

“Thank you to Kaitlyn and to all of the nurses and personal support workers of Care Partners. Your care and compassion for Janet and our family will always be appreciated.”
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    Tillsonburg Cemetery
    191-193 Simcoe Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario
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    At a later date, in Tillsonburg Cemetery Columbarium.


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Kim A Morris-Morgan

Posted at 01:50pm
We are so sorry to here of Janet's passing. She was a very kind person and we miss her smiling face and joking personality coming into just say hi. Remember to draw on your amazing memories to give you comfort and support each other.
Staff of Northern Reflections, Tillsonburg.

Karen Simonis

Posted at 09:52am
I was so sorry to read about Janet's passing. She was such a lovely person and I have many fond memories of spending time with her. She was as genuine as they come and cared deeply for her family. May she rest in peace. Sincerely, Karen Simonis (Charlton)

Gerard Chaleyssin

Posted at 03:23pm
Deepest Condolences from Our Family to the Kennedy Family. Janet will be forever in our hearts. May she now be at peace. Gerard & Patricia Chaleyssin

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