MASSENA, New York (WWNY) – Thelma Darlene Isabel (Shaver) Kennedy, 91, handed absent peacefully on Saturday August 21, 2021, at the Lifestyle Care Middle of Stoneham.
Thelma was born on Could 17, 1930, in Newington, Ontario Canada and she was the initial born of Wallace Shaver and Mildred (McPherson) Shaver’s 8 youngsters. Thelma worked in the Cornwall Common Hospital’s physician’s eating home prior to September 2, 1950, when she married William Bruce (Monthly bill) Kennedy at All Saints’ Church in Newington, Ontario, Canada. The pair resided in Massena, NY right until January 1969 when Bill’s occupation took them to Guilderland, NY. In 1986 immediately after Invoice retired, they returned to the North Country, finding in Waddington, NY the place they enjoyed a riverfront retirement of boating, fishing, and serenity for 21 yrs. In 2007 Thelma and Monthly bill sold their Waddington household and move into an apartment in Massena where by they lived for 5 yrs. In 2012, now very well into their eighties, they designed their remaining go to Massachusetts to be close to their only son Terry and his family.
About the several years Thelma pursued lots of hobbies and interests together with gardening, canning (most likely ideal regarded for her pickled beets), cooking (fantastic apple pies were a favourite), crocheting, embroidering, boat rides on the St. Lawrence River, touring and occasional journeys to the regional casinos. Thelma’s other inventive endeavors involved ceramics and landscape portray, for which her keen capacity to capture information shined. Shelling out time with her grandchildren and fantastic grandchildren was a like of her lifestyle and she often appeared forward to their visits.
Thelma is survived by one particular son, Terry William Kennedy (Rosemary) one particular sister, Doris Kennedy three brothers, Ronny, Larry (Sue) and Dale (Darlene) Shaver a sister-in-legislation, Norma Shaver. Thelma was blessed to have two loving granddaughters Erin (Monthly bill) Disanza and Carlin (Frank) Sparacino, and three excellent grandchildren Tess Disanza, William Disanza IV, and Audric Sparacino, and numerous pricey nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Apart from her mom and dad, Wallace and Mildred, Thelma was predeceased by an infant son on September 10, 1951 her loving spouse, William Bruce Kennedy 3 brothers, Neil, Bryce and Bruce Shaver and a brother-in-law, Wayne Kennedy.
Thelma will be considerably missed by her spouse and children and friends and might all who know her continue to keep her gentle, form spirit with them always.
At Thelma’s request, there will be no calling hrs. A graveside provider for Thelma and Invoice will be held on what would have been their 71st marriage anniversary, September 2, 2021 at 11:30 am in Massena Centre Cemetery, 565-567 County Rd 42, Massena, NY 13662. Those in participation will be questioned to notice social distancing.
In lieu of bouquets, memorial contributions in Thelma’s memory may possibly be built to the Massena Fire Section. Arrangements are underneath the treatment of the Donaldson Funeral Residence, Massena, in which memories and condolences may be shared with the loved ones at www.donaldsonfh.com.
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