Marie C. Kennedy

MIFFLINTOWN – Marie C. Kennedy, 73, of Mifflintown, formerly of Drexel Hill, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at her home.

Born April 21, 1940, in Darby, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Tobin) Garr.

She is survived by: one daughter, Patricia Kennedy, and husband, John Safrit, of Cape May Point, N.J.; one sister, Margaret and her husband, Henry E. Knoblock III, of Tewksbury, Mass.; and six nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Charles Joseph Kennedy in 1985.

Marie graduated from Fitzgerald Mercy School of Nursing in Darby and worked as a registered nurse for Community Nursing Service in Lansdowne for 28 years. She retired from Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Philadelphia.

She enjoyed cross-stitching and doing crafts, gardening, reading and had a love for animals and flowers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 3918 William Penn Highway, Mifflintown, with the Rev. William Weary officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be a viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, at the church

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal Outreach, 600 Park Blvd. West, Cape May, NJ 08204.

Guss Funeral Home, Inc, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements and condolences may be left at