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“Time goes by and we remember all the good times and the love we shared. You'll always be with us and especially remembered for your incredible sense...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“Peace and Love to your family during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss. Rick, Josh and Alejandro ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Rick Suarez - Chadds Ford, PA

“My condolences. I am sorry for your loss. I fondly remember spending time with Linda, Diane, and Paula at my Uncle Jimmy's house. I always felt...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Megan Kennedy

“MY BROTHER JIMHE WAS ONE OF THE FUNNIEST PEOPLE TO BE AROUND. HE HAD THE GIFT OF GAB AND HE COULD TELL A GREAT STORY. I WILL MISS MY BIG BROTHER...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: marion weaver - beverly, MA

“Thoughts and prayers from the Kennedy family. You will be missed. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Michael Kennedy


James E. Kennedy of Reading passed away on July 10, 2016. He was the Loving partner of Elaine (Rittershaus) O'Meara. Devoted father of Paula Goodwin and her husband Ken, Diane Sullivan and her husband John and Linda Auwn and her husband Tony. Beloved grandfather of eight. Dear brother of Jane Kelly, Marion Weaver, Michael Kennedy and his wife Suzanne and the late Robert Kennedy. James was the caring son of the late James E. Kennedy and Florence (Flynn) Kennedy. He is also survived by many loving Nieces and Nephews.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share remembrances with the family on Saturday July 16, 2016 in the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING from 9-10am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating James Eternal Life in St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St. Reading at 10:30am.

In lieu of flowers, please honor James by making donations in his memory to the American Parkinson Disease Association 72 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118 or by going to http://apdama.org/wcms/ .

For additional information please visit www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome