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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Marilyn Dolores (Edwards) Kennedy

1930 - 2021

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Marilyn Dolores Edwards Kennedy

Sunrise: July 5,1930            Sunset: March 28,2021

 

Marilyn was born in Brooklyn, NY to Sydney S. Edwards and Sylvia Baker Edwards, both from Barbados,

West Indies.  She graduated from Eastern District High School in Brooklyn. In 1953, she married Jonathan

Kennedy, producing one son, Jonathan S. Kennedy.

She was employed by the NY Telephone Company prior to working for the City of New York, Office of the

Mayor from which she retired.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, her sister Gloria Edwards Best, her brother-in-law

Darnley Best Sr. and her nephew, Gloria’s son Darnley Jr.  Also preceding her in death was her grand-

daughter, Jacinda S. Kennedy.

Marilyn moved to Georgia to live with her son, in 2000. Where she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

She fought that disorder until her death.

She leaves to mourn her passing granddaughters, Jovona S. Kennedy and Robin N. Howard, two

great grandchildren Nicolas J. Howard and Nia S. Howard, and a daughter-in-law, Robin Scott Kennedy.

Also mourning her passing are many cousins and friends.

She did it her way!

 

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Brenda Marshall, Chicago

April 5, 2021 4:25 PM
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RIP--- My Godmother!
For your love, encouragement and stories about my Mom (after her passing), I will always remember and appreciate.

Rest now, your work and struggles are over...

To Butch and family ---- May loving memories of Marilyn sustain you now and always! 

Angela , Christina and Brian Carrega

April 3, 2021 1:50 AM

Her stature was always majestic and regal. Her smile lit up her face and her voice was always kind. Marilyn's kindness will continue in the legacy she leaves behind, her son Jonathan aka "Butch"
RIP.
Angela , Christina and Brian Carrega

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Carol Mobley

April 1, 2021 10:59 PM

Soon the heartache will pass and your thoughts and dreams will be happy memories.
Blessings
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March 31, 2021 2:34 PM
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