Kevin M. Kennedy


Kevin M. Kennedy

juvenile corrections officer

Kevin M. Kennedy, 52, died February 21, 2012 at home.

Born in Providence, he was the beloved son of Donald F. Kennedy Sr. and the late Joan M. (Riggs) Kennedy. Kevin was employed as a juvenile corrections officer for the State of Rhode Island for 20 years before retiring in July 2011.

He was the beloved father of Michael P. Kennedy, Corrections Officer at the Wyatt Detention Center, and his wife, Candace, and Christopher K. Kennedy, Providence Police Officer; brother of Donald F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Patricia, Paul J. Kennedy and his wife, Gloria, Edward S. Kennedy and his wife, Carolyn, and the late Robert J. Kennedy; brother-in-law of Audrey Kennedy; cherished grandfather of Katelyn Marie and Karah Lauryn Kennedy and the late Kendrah Lea Kennedy; and uncle of several nieces and nephews.

His funeral was held Feb. 25 from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Church, Fair St., Warwick. Burial was in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. For information and condolences visit