Maude Kennedy, age 109, passed away February 16, 2009 in San Diego , CA with her daughter Vira Kennedy Williams at her side. She was a long time resident of New Haven before moving to San Diego in 1977. She was also a long time member of the Dixwell Avenue United Church of Christ. She has many relatives and friends in the New Haven area. She was the godmother of Barbara Lanier. A memorial service will be held March 7, 2009 in San Diego at the South East Community Presbyterian Church, 210 South Euclid Ave. , San Diego , CA .

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  1. Dear Vira, May the warm thoughts that are coming your way console you and yours, and may it comfort you to know that your friends care very much about you.

  2. Ihave many fond memories of .Aunt Maude’-she was the mother to all she knew. She had a quick wit -always a twinkle in ner eye- she was loved by so many, yours trulyincluded. God Bless

  3. Mrs.Kennedy was a dear friend of my grandmother Grace DelGreco for many years. I know they must be together in heaven now.

  4. To Barbara Lanier & Family My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your Aunt Maude. From Geneva Raye

  5. To the Kennedy & Lanier family, thinking of you and praying you will find comfort in God’s word-Forin his promises and in his love, we find the strength we need to see us through our sorrow.

  6. To Vira and Family, As you know, I go back many years, I remember when Aunt Maude would stay in touch with my mother while I was in service. To make sure I was doing okay. She was constantly concerned about us, as we grew up. She lived a long life and amassed a huge number of friends along the way. I know she will .REST IN PEACE. BOB BARRETT

  7. I remember your mother, Vira, so vividly. She passed on her love of life and people to you as I know you have passed on this legacy to your children. Your mom was such a gracious person whenever I visited so energetic, so full of ideas that she actually carried to fruition. What a long life she was blessed to have, and how blessed all that knew her were. You were such a wonderful daughter to her, and you are/will continue to be blessed just as you were a blessing to your mother. Love, Ione

  8. Dear Vira, May the warm thoughts that are coming your way console you and yours, and may it comfort you to know that your friends care very much about you.

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