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Born: Sep 14, 1953

Date of Passing: Oct 07, 2021

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September 14, 1953 – October 7, 2021

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Gary Kennedy on October 7, 2021, in Winnipeg, at the age of 68 years.
He is survived by his son Gary Jr. and his brother Barry (Rachelle). He was predeceased by his father Walter (1996) and mother June (1995).
Gary was a loving father who enjoyed spending time with his son. He worked many years as a buyer with Princess Auto at its headquarters in Winnipeg. In recent years, he worked at Edinburgh House on Wellington Crescent, a job that he very much enjoyed and the people he would interact with. Gary enjoyed sports and was a past season ticket holder of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Winnipeg Jets 1.0 version. He leaves us with many fond memories.
The family wishes to thank the nurses and doctors at the St. Boniface Hospital for the special care they provided Gary in his final days.
In accordance with Gary's wishes, cremation has taken place and no formal service will be held. Inurnment will be at Brookside Cemetery in Winnipeg.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 16, 2021

Condolences & Memories (11 entries)

  • I’ve known Gary and the whole family since our family lived next door to them and still a younger generation of our family still lives there. Gary was always friendly and would chit chat all the time with any member of our family. We watched as the Kennedy boys grew up beside us and have many fond memories. Our condolences Barry and Rachelle. - Posted by: Bette Nabozniak (Old next door neighbour ) on: Nov 18, 2021

  • Barry and Rachelle, our sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your brother. Thinking of you in this difficult time. Warmest regards. - Posted by: Ron (Kerry ) Shore (Friend ) on: Oct 26, 2021

  • I want to offer my sincerest condolences to Gary's family. Rest in Peace Gary. - Posted by: Heidi Siegmund (Friend from Edinburgh House) on: Oct 21, 2021

  • As a friend at Edenbourogh House we are so sad hearing of Gary's passing. RIP Gary - Posted by: Henrietta and Bill Pollon (Froend) on: Oct 20, 2021

  • Barry My sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your brother. With best wishes Bob Storness-Bliss - Posted by: Robert Storness-Bliss (Friend) on: Oct 19, 2021

  • As a resident of Edinburg house, my wife (Lee deceased) got to know Gary a little bit and how proud he was of his son. He was very kind and when my wife fell ill, he went out of his way to help her any time she needed it. I am truly stunned by his passing and will definitely miss him not being in the building and being able to have a chat with him about all sorts of things. Definitely going to miss you. Aurele Teffaine resident Edinburgh House - Posted by: Aurele Teffaine (acqaintance) on: Oct 17, 2021

  • My condolences to Gary's family for their loss. Gary was a great father and was always willing to talk no matter how long we went between calls. Rest in peace Gary Sharilyn - Posted by: Sharilyn Palmer (Sister in law) on: Oct 17, 2021

  • Gary was a great friend to us, we had many wonderful times with Gary. Rest in peace Gary you will be missed! - Posted by: Sharon & Bill Bruce (Family friends) on: Oct 16, 2021

  • In our teens we shared many fun times as a group of guys driving our dirt bikes at the trails behind Narin in Elmwood. Gary many times hosted get togethers on Saturday nights. With in the last few years I attempted to catch up on old times when friend gave me his number left a message and was not successful reconnecting. My thoughts are with Gary’s family glad to have had him as friend growing up in Elmwood. - Posted by: Chris Hillhouse (Friend) on: Oct 16, 2021

  • As a resident of Edinburgh House for the last eleven years, I have enjoyed Gary's friendship, and I will miss him very much. He was warm and friendly, and endlessly helpful. May he rest in peace. - Posted by: Jeanie Dubberley (friend ) on: Oct 16, 2021

  • I remember Gary as a fellow student at Elmwood. He was always kind and considerate to all. Rest in peace Gary. - Posted by: Aubrey Settee (friend) on: Oct 16, 2021

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