- December 5, 1950 - December 3, 2013
- Wilmington, Delaware
of Spencer's Passing
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“Happy Birthday my sun, my son. I miss you terribly. Though you were taken from us way too soon my comfort is knowing you are no longer suffering. Not...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: jeanne - port deposit, MD
“Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday dear brother
Happy birthday to you.
I talk to you...and daddy all the time. I hope...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: ginya - nottingham, PA - sister
“Memories of old keep you close in my heart....wishing you continued peace my brother!
3 of 17 | Posted by: Donna - Elkton, MD - Sister
“It is good that we have so many memories of the time we had with you. It seems we are just apart for a short while. I will see you in time. Until...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Debra Crom
“Just want to tell you I miss you "Keeper". I listen to a voice mail you left on my phone from time to time when I need to hear your voice......if I...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Donna - Elkton, MD - Sister
“Hi there brother. I just wanted to tell you that I miss you super much and I think of you all the time. I still cannot believe you are not here. Your...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Ginya - Oxford, PA - sister
“Well Skipper, four months today. I miss you brother. I missed your call on my birthday especially. I know I will forever miss you. The memories are ...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: "Ginya" - Oxford, PA - sister
“I miss you so very much Skipper. It is still very difficult,but every day it is a little easier to focus on the good memories. Needless to say there...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Gini
“Always a man as far back as I can remember Strong, brave and handsome.
And that you will always remain in spirit.
Like you said last we met, "I'll...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Debra Crom - NC - Sister
“Family, we are so sorry for your loss and wish you peace. May all your good memories help you heal.
Uncle Skip, you will be very much missed but...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Philisa - Clayton, DE - Niece
“With love to our wonderful son. We know you are in a better place, now at peace where there is no pain and no one will hurt you. You went in peace to...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Jeanne and Spencer Kennedy - PA
“I light this candle to burn brightly, until we are together again.
You will always be in my heart. I love you Skipper, very much.
12 of 17 | Posted by: Peggy - Gaithersburg, MD - Sister
“I was a manager at Scratch Magoos for a few years which is where I first met "Skip." Hands down he was one of my favorites. He always had a smile...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Lora Bucci
“I will miss you "keeper". You will remain in my heart forever as the best brother a girl could have. Until we meet again...I love you bro!
14 of 17 | Posted by: Donna (Dee) - Elkton, MD - Sister
“You have left this world but you will never leave my thoughts, memories and my heart. I love you beyond.
15 of 17 | Posted by: Gini - Oxford, PA - sister
“We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times.
16 of 17 | Posted by: Vince & Kim Malchione - PA
“Our condolences go out to all of the Kennedy family. We will keep you in our prayers. Love Ronnie and Stacy.
17 of 17 | Posted by: Stacy May Lathrop - Nottingham, PA
GRAVESIDE SERVICE POSTPONED TILL 10am THURSDAY
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be 11AM Thursday at the Italian American Club
SPENCER "SKIP" B. KENNEDY, III, age 62, of Wilmington, DE, originally of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, DE. He was the longtime companion of Kathy O'Brien for over 17 years.
Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of Spencer B. Kennedy, Jr. and Jeanne D. West Kennedy of Oxford, PA.
He was a construction worker for J.R. Coldiron, Inc. in Avondale, PA for many years, and was a member of the Carpenter's Local Union No. 626.
Skip loved deep sea fishing, especially years spent with friends as "Skipper" aboard the GoGo.
He loved his vegetable garden and canning and was known for his excellent jams. He loved spending time at the family cabin in the mountains. He enjoyed month long birthday celebrations.
Skip was a fun loving, kind hearted, good-spirited, genuine human being, always ready for a good time, and will be remembered for his perpetual smile.
In addition to his parents and partner, he is survived by three daughters, Krista K. Taylor and her husband Daniel of Kemblesville, PA, Nichole D. Kennedy of Kennett Square and Brittany K. Petrucci and her husband Eric of New London, PA; Five sisters, Edith Weidlein and her husband Philip of Newark, DE, Virginia Stidoms and her husband Jesse of Oxford, PA, Donna Norris and her husband Lee of Elkton, MD, Debra Crom and her husband Bob of Jacksonville, NC and Peggy Krygier and her husband Ken of Gaithersburg, MD and his step daughters, Jennifer Kutney-Soper (Michael) and Meagan Kutney. He loved being a pop-pop to his four grandchildren, Joey Borror, Dylan Petrucci, Mekhi and Jonathan.
You are invited to Skip's graveside ceremony at 1PM Tuesday December 10, 2013 at Kemblesville United Methodist Church Cemetery, 1772 New London Road (Route 896) Kemblesville, PA 19347. A Gathering celebrating his life will follow at 2Pm at the Italian American Club 30 Ways Ln, Kennett Square, PA 19348. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice 405 East Marsh Lane Suite 4 Newport, DE 19804. Arrangements are being handled by the Cleveland & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. 610-268-2166 of Avondale. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com