Kennedy, Patricia Irene, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Covenant-Cooper. Age 73 years. The daughter of the late Irene (Conner) and L. Dwight Parker was born October 6, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan. She married Donald G. Kennedy, September 28, 1967. He passed away February 3, 1997. She had been employed as an Occupational Therapist with Visiting Nurses Assoc. retiring as Director of the Therapy Department with many years of service. Patricia was a member of St. John Episcopal Church and the HUGS group. She was very active with the Diabetic Education Program with Covenant Health Care. She enjoyed traveling, knitting and reading, but most of all, she enjoyed her grandchildren. Surviving are two daughters; Karen Kennedy Dixon and her husband Bryan, Bettendorf, Iowa; Kathleen Kennedy and her husband, Christopher Basar, Chelsea, MI; six grandchildren, Sarah and Maggie Dixon; Joel, Evelyn, Charles and Keenan Basar; her lifelong friends, Rosemarie and James Evenhuis, Novi, MI. and Katy Trier, Saginaw, MI. In accordance with Mrs. Kennedy’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2010, at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road. The Rev. Darren Elin will officiate. Friends may call at the chapel from 1:00 p.m. Saturday until the time of the memorial service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Covenant Visiting Nurses Assoc.