Jack Kennedy


We lost our Jack Kennedy this past Saturday, 05 OCT 19. He would have been 75 on the 30th of this month.


 John W.  (Jack) 74, passed away on Saturday October 5, 2019.  Born in Trenton, NJ and resided in Yardley, PA.  He was a graduate of Pennsbury High School, Bryant & Stratton (Boston) and New Hampshire University.  He was the Owner and President of J.W. Kennedy Fire Protection, involved with many organizations and sat on many boards in the fire safety industry during his career.  He was a devoted member of the Special Forces Association, Chapter 19.  John was a lifelong firefighter with the Yardley Makefield Township Fire Department.  He also taught fire science and was a long time instructor with Texas A&M Fire School.


In addition to his wife, Barbara Kennedy, John is survived by his loving children Michael Kennedy (Megan) and Jacquelyn Ramo (Christo); his grandchildren Michael, Megan,Margaret and the late Angel Kennedy, Joseph and Nicholas Marchione and Jonathan Ramo.

A celebration of Life will be held on October 11, 2019 at St. Andrew’s Church, 81 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA  18940.  Viewing 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with mass immediately following.
Interment Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery(Trenton,N.J.)
Donations, in lieu of flowers can be made via check to:  Task Force Dagger Foundation, 12655 North Central Expressway, Suite 330, Dallas, TX  75243

Service will be this Friday, October 11, 2019
St. Andrew Church (for both viewing and mass)
81 Swamp Rd.
Newtown, PA 18940
Viewing is from 10:30am – 11:30am 
Mass at 11:30
Burial at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
400 Woolsey St
Trenton, NJ 08610

Lunch to follow at

The Stone Terrace by John Henry’s
2275 Kuser Rd
Hamilton, NJ 08690

Thank you for your friendship with my father. He loved being a part of the Chapter and always spoke so highly of his friends there. It means so much to my family to know how much he was liked.