Evelyn J. (Kavanaugh) Kennedy

Evelyn J. (Kavanaugh) Kennedy, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, passed peacefully into eternal life, Tuesday October 12, 2010.

Born in Calvert, Newfoundland, she came to Boston at 18 years old and raised her family in Dorchester.

Beloved wife of the late Maurice (Dom) Kennedy. Survived by daughters E. Theresa Crowley of Lynnfield, Caryl of Quincy, Mary of Dorchester and Elizabeth of Weymouth. Preceded in death by daughter Joan M. Kennedy, RN. Also survived by siblings Mame Geary of Ontario, Anne Puddister, Gen Clowe, Pius and Bill Kavanaugh of Newfoundland and Labrador; sons-in-law Jack Crowley and Stephan Papay; granddaughters Maureen, Kathleen and Marissa; grandson Dominic; great-granddaughter Cailin; and many nieces and nephews in the US and Canada.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, Dorchester, Saturday October 16 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Friday 4-8 PM. Entombment Cedar Grove Cemetery.