It is with great sadness that the family of Ann Kennedy (nee Dunn) announces her death after a courageous three-year fight against cancer. Her death occurred on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Palliative Care Unit of the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Center, St. John’s. Born in St. John’s on January 1, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Cecilia (Norris) Dunn. Ann leaves to mourn Steve, her husband of 38 years; three sons – Stephen (Penny), Brian (Terri) and Tom (Terri); grandchildren – Parker, Jocelyn, Jonah, Claire, Hunter, Jaxon; her sisters – Mary Matthews (Rob deceased) and Cathy Kennedy (Terry); her brothers – Joe Dunn and Brian Dunn, Bishop of Antigonish. She also leaves to mourn her nieces, nephews and cousins; her sisters-in-law – Marie Holloway (Steve), Patricia, Elizabeth Sweeney (George), Marguerite Rose (Eric); her brothers-in-law – Frank Kennedy (Glenys), Terry Kennedy (Cathy), Gerard Kennedy (Mary). Ann is predeceased by her parents Joseph and Cecilia Dunn and her stepmother Camilla. She also leaves to mourn many friends in Marystown.
Ann’s passing signals a great loss for she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and sister to her family and a dear friend to all. Her many years as a teacher inspired many of the students in her care and she touched the hearts of all she encountered. Her colleagues respected and loved her and will miss her smile and gentle way.
Visitation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 1045 Topsail Road, from 12-5 and 7-9 on Tuesday and 10-12, 1-5, and 7-9 on Wednesday. A vigil will be celebrated at 8 pm on Wednesday night at the funeral home. Funeral will take place at St. Peter’s Church, 110 Ashford Drive, Mount Pearl on Thursday, December 8 at 10:30 am. followed by a reception at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 1045 Topsail Road. All friends and family are welcome to attend. Special thanks to the medical staff at the Dr. William Moulton Medical Clinic (Marystown), Burin Peninsula Health Care Center, Dr. H. Bliss Cancer Center and the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Center for their superior level of care and dedication during her illness.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
1045 Topsail Road
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