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Susan Elaine Kennedy (1951-2017)

PORTLAND - Susan Elaine Kennedy, 66, passed away on April 12, 2017 at Maine Medical Center.

She was born on Feb. 15, 1951 in Farmington, the daughter of Everett and Verna (Bailey) Searles.

She attended school at Chesterville Center, Strong Elementary, and received her GED at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington.

In 1995, she married Robert Kennedy at his sister’s home, Ruth and Raymond Seavey, in Strong. Over the years, Sue was employed at Farmington Shoe, Mallet School Library, Hales Nursing Home, Edgewood Rehabilitation Center, as well as providing day care. She was a member of the Union Presbytarian Chesterville Center and served as a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader.

Sue loved caring for children and that was her passion. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, playing games, bird watching, working in her flower garden, and playing with her pets.

She is survived by; her husband, Robert Kennedy of Strong; her sister, Laura Howard of Strong, and her nephew, Glendon Howard of Strong.

Donations in Susan’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME  04938.

There will be no services at this time.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington, ME  04938.

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  1. Susy was a wonderful and caring person. She will be sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.

  2. Awww, Susie was such a nice lady and hard worker, she will be missed by all who knew her RIP Sue.

  3. Susan,
    We will miss you so much here in the clinic. Your laughter was always infectious and you cheered us up every time we got to see you. Rest in peace. May your laughter ring throughout heaven!
    Tim and the crew

  4. Laura and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I worked with Susie for many years at Farmington Shoe. She was a hard worker and a person who saw the good in all. She will be missed by many. May you rest in peace Sue.

  5. So Sorry to see Susie has passed condolences to Uncle Bob and the rest of her family she had such a big heart loved everyone. She will be missed. R.I.P. Sue. Beanie and Lauraly.

  6. Sorry for your loss Robert.

  7. So sorry to hear about Aunt Suzy. She was a wonderful caring lady. She helped to make my childhood wonderful. She babysat for all of us Starbird kids for years and spoiled all of us. Especially me, I stayed with her and uncle bob alot. After she got done babysitting for us. I will hold my memories in my heart forever. My thought and prayers go out to uncle bob and aunt laura.

  8. My Thoughts and prayers are with you Laura. So sorry for your loss. Even through Suzie and I had lost touch thru the years she always remembered me when every I did see her. I have many fond memories with her at the Chesterville School. RIP Suzie

  9. Prayers of peace for the family.

  10. Susan was a beautiful person. She was kind and caring and I will never forget her.

  11. Sorry for your loss Laura, and family. Prayers of comfort for you all.

  12. Aunt Susie you have earned your wing .R.I.P. A SWEET LADY.

  13. Aunt Susie i will miss you so much . I remember when she babysat my sister Karen , Brother Vern and i. Laura and Karen would always find something to get me in trouble for . I will miss your smile and the love you had for everyone esp. the children you babysat for . I was blessed to know you . R.I.P. Aunt Susie . You will be missed very much by those who knew you . Prayers for Uncle Bob ans Aunt Laura. All of my love always and forever. <3