James B. Kennealy, Sr., 60, of 169 School St., Hamden, passed away Mon., Nov. 24, 2003 in CT Hospice in Branford, father of Theresa Kennealy of West Haven and the late James B. Kennealy, Jr., brother of William Kennealy of East Haven, grandfather of Diana Strain of New Haven and Daniel Langston of West Haven, uncle of John, William, Joseph Kennealy and Maria Jette. Mr. Kennealy was a librarian at the Yale Law School Library for 34 years prior to his retirement and a resident of Hamden since 1990. ''Gone but not forgotten.'' Funeral service Friday, Nov. 28 at 1 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Friends may call prior to the service from 11 a.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to the James B. Kennealy, Sr. burial fund through the funeral home.

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  1. Jim has been my next door neighbor for many years. He was always friendly and helpful to me over the years. He\’ll be missed. My sincere sympathy to Diana and family.. Bettye Helbig, Apt. 8A

  2. The best , always there for you and would give you the shirt off his back for you if you needed it , amazing cook, story telling was taken to new heights and awe when he spoke , it was hard not to want to know more . he coached me on the finer ways to do a crossword and gave me a place at his Thanksgiving table when I had no where to go. I miss him greatly , He was one of a kind. Eddie Pod

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