Pauline C. Kennedy

April 19, 1931April 11, 2019

Pauline C. Kennedy, age 87, of Penn Yan, NY passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Penn Yan.

Pauline was born on April 19th, 1931 in San Francisco, CA, the daughter of the late, Jennie (Hahn) and Peter Freiermuth. Pauline lived a full life, loving all, had a very giving and charitable heart. She had a very strong faith and belief in God. Pauline had a desire for all to know God in a personal relationship.

Pauline is survived by her sons, Ronald Kennedy Jr. of Penn Yan and Christopher Kennedy of Dundee; her daughters, Sandra (Dale) Eckhardt of Arizona, Doreen Kennedy and Patricia (Mike) Iseley, both of California; her beloved 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Pauline was predeceased by her husband, Ronald C. Kennedy on August 31st, 2010.

Friends and family may call from 11am to 1pm on Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at the Townsend Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, NY 14527. A funeral celebrating her life will follow at the funeral home at 1pm. Interment will follow at Italy Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Pauline's memory to the Humane Society of Yates County, PO Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527

Fond memories of Pauline may be shared with her family and friends at


  • Humane Society of Yates County


  • Visitation Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 18, 2019

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