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October 9, 2013

Orville Wayne Kennedy

ENOSBURGH — Orville Wayne Kennedy, 78, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans.

Wayne was born on Feb. 15, 1935, in Manzanola, Colo., the son of James Orville and Lois (Peterie) Kennedy. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1957-1961.

In his early years, Wayne was employed by General Dynamics, working as an electrician on missle sites in Wyoming, Kansas and Plattsburgh, N.Y. He later worked for the Harris Corp. in Champlain, N.Y. for 23 years, the Yankee Corp. in Georgia, IBM and Medical Associates in Georgia, retiring in 2000.

An avid sports fan, Wayne enjoyed bowling, fishing, football and baseball, especially the NE Patriots and Montreal Expos.

Surviving are 2 sons, Kent Kennedy of Plattsburgh, N.Y., and Christopher Kennedy of Champlain, N.Y.; 2 grandchildren, Amanda Dugger and Jacob Kennedy; sisters, Sharon Buffington and her husband Dennis, and Linda Cassat and her husband Ed all of Cheyenne, Wyo., Lila Nuamaker and her husband Fred and Helen Knudson all of Tuscon, Ariz.; and a sister-in-law Irene Kennedy of Cheyenne, Wyo.

In addition to his parents, Wayne was predeceased by his brothers, Daryl, Jim and Loren Kennedy and a sister, Phyllis Little.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave. in Enosburg Falls with the Rev. Dr. Marguerite Gage officiating. Interment, with military honors, will follow in the Enosburgh Center Cemetery.

Should friends desire, gifts in Wayne's memory may be made to North Bowl Jr. Bowling Program, 28 North Bowl Lane, Plattsburg, NY 12901.

Private e-mail condolences may be sent to Wayne's family through www.spearsfuneralhome.com

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