Arthur F. Kennedy, Jr. of Winthrop passed away at home on January 20, 2023. He was 86 years old. Born in Somerville he was the beloved son of the late Eleanor (Lentz) and Arthur F. Kennedy, Sr. He enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War earning the rank of E-3. After his honorable discharge he went on to work as a clerk for the United States Postal Service.
He was the devoted husband of Clare (Kinsella) and the loving father of Maura Souza of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, Sheila Kennedy of Denver, Colorado and the late Stephen Kennedy. Dear brother of Joanne Letch of Melrose and the late Carol Aloi, Paul Kennedy and Robert Kennedy. Cherished grandfather of Madeline Souza, Owen Souza and Jameson Hamm.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 AM. Services will conclude with military honors in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.
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