Obituary Notice: Donald R. Kennedy

Obituary Notice: Donald R. Kennedy (Provided photo)

Donald R. Kennedy, 72, of Sandy Ridge died Friday, June 9, 2017 at the UPMC Altoona Hospital in Altoona.

Born April 18, 1945 in Philipsburg, he was the son of the late Earl and Anna (Marcella) Kennedy.

Mr. Kennedy was of the Protestant faith. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He graduated from the Philipsburg-Osceola High School. He was a member of the Mountain Top Fire Company in Sandy Ridge.

He was a retired truck driver for the former Merryman Trucking. He had also been a truck driver for the JJ Powell Oil Co., in Philipsburg.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Lewis Earl Kennedy.

He is survived by one sister, Dorothy Smith of Sandy Ridge; one brother, Richard Kennedy of Frankston, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

At the request of Mr. Kennedy, there will be no viewing or funeral services.  Place of burial will be at the Umbria Cemetery in Osceola Mills.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Godot Animal Sanctuary, 6300 State Route 36, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills is in charge of the arrangements.

To sign the online guestbook, go to: www.heathfuneral.com.

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