Elaine Kennedy

Obituary of Elaine J. Kennedy

Elaine J. "Midget" Kennedy, 76, of 98 Lakin Ave. in Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at UPMC Chautauqua. She was born November 25, 1945 in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of the late John and Florence Mozdziak Lacki. Midget had formerly been employed by Anderson Precision in Jamestown and was a member of the Celoron Moose and Chautauqua Lake Fishing Association. She is survived by her husband, Francis B. Kennedy, Jr., whom she married April 19, 2008 after 22 years together; three children: Jody (Tim) Vine of Kennedy, NY, Maria (Don) Rosage of Leesburg, FL, and David (Silver) Ho of Irvine, CA; and four stepchildren: Michael (Lena) Kennedy, Melissa (Al) Sheldon and Steven Kennedy, all of Jamestown, and Stephanie (Mike) Browning of Wellsville, NY. Also surviving are four grandchildren: Adam (Randi) Vine, Alexis (Erik) Possai, Shyanne Wood and Grayson Ho; two great-grandchildren; twelve step grandchildren; and her siblings, John Lacki, Eugene Lacki, Theresa Fry and Patty Cummings. Along with her parents, Midget was preceded in death by a sister, Marcia Goodwill. Following her wishes, no service or visitation will be observed. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date to be announced. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
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