Patten Funeral Home

71 Union Street, Glace Bay, NS


Robert Thomas Kennedy

21 July, 195526 May, 2020

It is with deep sadness and broken hearts that we the family announce the passing of Robert Thomas Kennedy at the age of 64, on May 26,2020 at the Glace Bay Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Glace Bay he was the only son of Thomas (Jeep) and Janice Kennedy and grandson of the late Florance and Bill Morgan and Isabell and Jim Kennedy. Robert worked in the Building Supplies and Glace Bay Flooring. He was a proud father and grandfather (Poppy Rob). He will be remembered to many as a man set in his ways with a heart of gold, he would give you the shirt off his back. He is survived by his 4 loving children Garrett (Sarah), Aaron (Stephine), Jessica (Daniel) and Taylor (Braedon). He will be greatly missed by his 8 grandchildren which he loved very dearly, Madden, Capri, Baleigh, Morgan, Ryder, Jaydan, Kaydee and Henry. Robert is also survived by 2 lovely sisters Leona (Billy) Gillis, Arlene Kennedy (Kenny) . He will be dearly missed by his niece Lorie witch was like a sister to Robbie and nephews Greg Gillis and Tyler Morrison. Robert was a very devoted family man and was an inspiration to his children and grandchildren which he loved dearly. The family would like to thank the staff of Glace Bay Hospital, Nurses ,Doctors on the 3rd floor west for taking such good care of Robert, we couldn’t ask for any better care. Their kindness will never be forgotten, he loved them all dearly. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Patten Funeral Home 71 Union St Glace Bay. A family burial will take place at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the Salvation Army Glace Bay or the charity of your choice. It broke our hearts to lose you Rob, but you didn’t go alone, part of us went with you the day God took you home. Love is never lost you were loved so very much and still will be.


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Roseann MacKenzie

30 May 2020

To Robbie's parents, children, siblings and grandchildren, please accept my deepest condolences. Robbie was my cousin. When I was 6 or 7, I remember Robbie came to visit with his parents and sister. We lived in Port Hawkesbury back then. I had a crush on him and thought he was just great.
Another memory that stands out for me was his kindness while attending our family reunions in Glace Bay as an adult. Nothing was too much for him to do. He taught me how to make his union soup chicken which I love to this day.
Rest in peace, cousin. I'm sure you and my sister are enjoying a big family reunion in heaven. 💙


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