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George B. Kennedy, Jr., 82, a lifelong resident of Dover Plains, NY, passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at his home in Dover Plains. George was a therapy aide at the Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Wingdale, New York.

Born on May 13, 1939 he was the son of the late George B. Kennedy, Sr. and Mary (Evans) Kennedy. Mr. Kennedy proudly served in the US Army and was honorably discharged in 1967. As a young man, George was involved in Boy Scouts. He played baseball on the adult league in Dover and was also on the Harlem Valley Bowling League.

He enjoyed life through sports and games such as kickball and whiffle ball. He also enjoyed playing pool, card games and Keno at Renny’s Store. George also saved clippings from major events in history whether it be political or athletic; he enjoyed gaining knowledge on different topics in history.

George is survived by a sister-in-law, Joyce Kennedy of Dover Plains; two nieces, Caroline A. Kennedy and Tammy L. Kennedy and a nephew, Donald B. Kennedy. He is also survived by three great-nieces, Ashlee M. Loverro and Abigail and Rane Kennedy; four great nephews, Philip J. Loverro and Sam, Terrance and Ty Kennedy. George was a dear friend to the Monica family, He was like a big brother to them and they were like family to him.

In addition to his parents, George was predeceased by three brothers, Donald, Byron and William Kennedy and a great niece, Alyssa Loverro.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. Graveside services and burial with military honors will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021 at St. Charles Cemetery, S. Nellie Hill Road, Dover Plains, NY. For directions or to send the family an online condolence, please visit http://www.hufcutfuneralhome.com