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Michael Alexander Kennedy

August 11, 1949 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 68)

It is with great sadness that we, the family of Michael Kennedy, announce his passing at the
Cape Breton Regional Hospital on January 17, 2018. He was the son of the late Alexander and
Sara Kennedy.
Michael enjoyed spending time fishing, playing Tarbish and Cribbage.
He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Sharon; son, Brad (Kelly) Whitby, Ontario; and
granddaughters, Riley and Ally; special Grand-daughter, Blair (Peanut) and her Mom, Jessica
(Thomas) Reid; his sister, Anne (Jack) Claire; brothers, Brian (Susan) Kennedy, Louisbourg;
Ken (Vernice), Sydney; Kevin, Louisbourg; John (Diane) Louisbourg; brothers-in- law, Gordon
(Greta) Reid, Westmount; Brian (Christine) Reid, Fort St. John, B.C. and sisters-in- law, Gail
(Ralph) Charlong, Westmount, Nancy (Breton) Lumsden, P.E.I., Linda (Gary) Fenton, Nanimo,
B.C., close friend Henry Burns and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Mary (Winston) Slade, Regina Kennedy,
and brother, Martin (Elsie) Victoria, B.C.; mother and father-in- law, Barbara and Malcolm Reid;
brothers-in- law, Danny and Blair Reid, and sister-in- law, Karen Reid.
A Celebration of Michael’s life will take place Friday January 26, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the S.W.
Chant and Son Funeral Home chapel, 564 Alexandra Street, Sydney, Rev. Sheldon Chant to
officiate. Reception to follow. Burial at a later date.
Family flowers only. Donations in Michael’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Chant’s Funeral Home.

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