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Ray Kennedy

October 19, 1951 ~ May 29, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

Ray Kennedy, age 69, beloved husband of Cindy Kennedy, nee Sebastian. Devoted father of sons, Brian and Scott; dear brother of Kathy (Rich Dorre) and the late Tom Kennedy. Fond Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Graduate of Southern Illinois University (1973). He worked at O’Hare Airport for 33 years with United Airlines, where he made many lasting friendships. Ray enjoyed years of coaching sports, volunteering at school and church, and taking his sons to Arizona for Spring Training baseball games for 25 seasons.  He was a constant source of positivity and encouragement to everyone.  Visitation Sunday, June 6, 3-8pm, at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Highway, Park Ridge. Funeral Mass, 10 am Monday, at St. Paul of the Cross Church. All attendees must pre-register at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d45afab2da2ff2-funeral. Interment will be private. Please omit flowers. Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org.


Services

Visitation
Sunday
June 6, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ryan-Parke Funeral Home
120 S. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Mass
Monday
June 7, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Paul of the Cross Church (S. Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge)

Private Interment

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