KENNEDY. James Bernard. Born July 11, 1925 in Winnipeg, MB passed away peacefully in Abbotsford, BC on January 31, 2012. He is predeceased by 1 son, James Russell in 1976. James is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Alvena; children Jerome (Donna) and Kenneth (Tina); 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and daughter-in-law Jaqueline. James proudly served as a
member of the Merchant Marines during WWll. He was also a dedicated member, for over 35 years, of the Int. Brotherhood of Boilermaker’s Loc. 359.
He will be remembered as a gentle, kindhearted man, who was a jack of all trades. James will be lovingly cherished by his family and all who knew him. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at St. Ann’s Parish, 33333 Mayfair Ave. in Abbotsford. Christian burial will be held at Langley Lawn Cemetery at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of James may be made to the Department of Veterans Affairs. “Forever in Our Hearts”