Joseph E. Kennedy


Joseph E. Kennedy died Friday, March 22, 2019, in Oak Bluffs, at the age of 92.

He is survived by his two sons, Brian P. Kennedy of Oak Bluffs and Jay M. Kennedy of Somerset, Pa., as well as his two grandsons, Andrew J. Kennedy of Oak Bluffs and Joshua T. Kennedy of San Francisco, Calif. He is also survived by his brother, John D. Kennedy of Riverside, R.I. Joseph was the father-in-law of “his special girl,” Susan Elizabeth Kennedy, who predeceased him. He is also survived by his dear friends and caregivers Teresa M. Temple and Cheryl Kram.

A graveside committal service will be held on Saturday, April 13, at Lambert’s Cove Cemetery in West Tisbury at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility, P.O. Box 1747, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.



  1. Always a gentleman! He was a man with few words and succinct with driving a shared sense of appreciation and humor. I wasn’t part of his family but he treated me as his own son! It’s guys like Joe that make guys like me, feel important!

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