Francis T. Kennedy1,2

M, b. 31 March 1937, d. 3 May 2015
Francis T. Kennedy
FatherJohn J. Kennedy3 b. c 1904
MotherElizabeth Anne Quinn4 b. 16 Dec 1910, d. 3 Dec 2013
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
     Francis graduated from Fairfield University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He then earned a Master of Science degree in Physics from the University of Vermont and went on to graduate from Southern Connecticut State University with a Master's degree in Chemistry. Central Connecticut State University awarded him with his Sixth Year certificate of advanced graduate study in Educational Media and his Sixth Year certificate in School Administration.2
     Between 1948 and 1996, Francis immersed himself in Education as a career. He began teaching at Father Duenas Memorial High School on the island of Guam. He taught Chemistry and Physics at Wilby High School and Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury and was also a member of the adjunct faculty of Nauagatuck Community Technical College for many years where he taught Chemistry. He served many years as an administrator in Waterbury before retirement. He served on the faculty of the University of Bridgeport, School of Education, as a supevisor of student teaching.2
     Francis T. Kennedy died on 3 May 2015 at age 78 at home in the company of his family at Oakville, Connecticut.2 He was buried on 7 May 2015 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Watertown, Connecticut.5


  1. [S1366] The Waterbury Republican-American, 5 December 2013, Page 6B, shows that she is survived by her son, Francis T. Kennedy.
  2. [S1389] The Waterbury Republican-American, 5 May 2015, Page 7B.
  3. [S1389] The Waterbury Republican-American, 5 May 2015, Page 7B, shows Francis as son of the late John J. Kennedy.
  4. [S1389] The Waterbury Republican-American, 5 May 2015, Page 7B, shows Francis as son of the late Elizabeth (Quinn) (Kennedy) Ahearn.
  5. [S1390] The Waterbury Republican-American, 12 April 2015, Page 7B, shows burial May 7, 2015, in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Watertown.