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William R. Kennedy

January 25, 1946 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 74)


William R. Kennedy 74 of Indian Orchard and formerly of Holyoke passed away on Sept.28, 2020. Born  Jan. 25, 1946 in Holyoke he was the son of the late Robert and Dorothy (McKenna) Kennedy. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War serving from 1966 -1969 and was wounded in combat and was awarded a purple heart. Bill was predeceased by his wife Dolores in 2012. He worked for over 23 years in the State Yard in West Springfield before retiring. He is survived by his sister Katherine Kennedy of Agawam, his nieces,nephews and cousins along with several close friends. Bill will be laid to rest with Military Honors beside his wife in the Ma. Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Agawam. Due to Covid-19 Bill’s services will be private by invitation only. Dillon Funeral Home Inc. 124 Chestnut St Holyoke has been entrusted with his arrangements.

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