Joseph Harold Kennedy

M, #2346, b. 1903, d. 28 May 1982
     Joseph Harold Kennedy was born in 1903. He married Frances Clementine Melvina Burns, daughter of Charles Lester Burns and Barbara Campbell, in September 1940 at Quebec, Canada.1 Joseph Harold Kennedy died on 28 May 1982 at Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.2 He was buried on 31 May 1982 at Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.


Frances Clementine Melvina Burns b. 12 Oct 1901, d. 21 Jan 1995
Last Edited20 May 2012


  1. [S56] Unknown author, On-Line Family Tree, Father: Charles Lester BURNS b: 17 Apr 1874 in Grey County, Ontario, Canada
    Mother: Barbara CAMPBELL b: 10 Mar 1871 in Hanover, Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada

    Marriage 1 Joseph Harold KENNEDY b: 1903 •Married: Sep 1940 in Chapeau, Quebec, Canada.
  2. [S56] Unknown author, On-Line Family Tree, Name: Joseph Harold KENNEDY
    Given Name: Joseph Harold
    Surname: KENNEDY
    Name: Jay KENNEDY
    Given Name: Jay
    Surname: KENNEDY
    Sex: M
    Birth: 1903
    Death: 28 May 1982 in Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    Burial: 31 May 1982 Gordon Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada

    Obituary - uncited
    Kenney-Joseph Harold (Jay), age 79 years. Died at his residence Gore Bay on Friday, May 28, 1982. Beloved husband of Clementine M. (Burns), dear father of Mrs. Barbara Jackson, dear brother of Thomas, Miss Inez Kennedy, Mrs. Janet Griffith, Mrs. Leona Lord, and Mrs. Irene Klieb. Also survived by 2 grandchildren.
    Funeral Mass at Gore Bay Roman Catholic Church Monday at 10:00 A.M.
    Interment Gordon Cemetery.

    Obituary - uncited, Yellow Scrapbook by Mrs. Nelson Rowe, transcribed by Marilyn Irish
    Joseph Harold (Jay) Kennedy passed away at his residence in Gore Bay May 28, 1982 in his eightieth year. He was the son of the late Richard and Nora Kennedy of Chapeau, Que. He worked in Montreal and at the Park Hill gold mine where he was a hoistman.
    In 1927 he went with Inco where he also worked as a hoistman at Levack mine.
    He was a member of Inco Quarter Century Club.
    While in Levack he was an active member of St. Bartholemew's Roman Catholic Church, where he helped with the building of the present church. He retired in 1968 and moved to Gore Bay where he had since made his home, and will be greatly missed by his friends and neighbours.
    He married the former Clementine Burns in Sept. 1940 at Chapeau Que. Whom he leaves to mourn his passing, also a daughter Barbara (Mrs. Eric Jackson) , son-in-law Eric, two grandchildren Chris and Nicky of Edmonton, Alberta.
    Dear brother of Inez, California, U.S.A., Mrs. Janet Griffin, Bryson, Que., Thomas, Chapeau Que, Leona (Mrs. Arthur Lord), Ottawa Ont., Mrs. Irene Klieb, Burlington, Ont. He was predeceased by Hortence, Sister Irene and Mabel (Mrs. Gagnon), Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass was held on Monday May 31, at 10 A.M. from the Gore Bay Roman Catholic church. Rev. Felix officiating. Mrs. Kenneth Wright at the organ.
    Interment in Gordon Cemetery. Marvin Bowman, Frank Blum, Dave Cunning, Lyle McGinn, and Con Murphy.
    Relatives and friends attended from Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Levack, Sudbury and Little Current.