Jane Boucher Kennedy passed away on January 14, surrounded by her loving family. She was 76. Mrs. Kennedy, born in Brockton, was the daughter of the late Roland and Bevalie Boucher, and the sister of the late John Boucher.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, John Kennedy of South Yarmouth, her two daughters, Kristen Gillies and her husband James, and Meghan Portmann, of Franklin, as well as her two granddaughters, Katherine and Elizabeth Gillies, and her sister Susan Hudson of Dennis.
Mrs. Kennedy attended Regis College and was an English teacher before becoming a full-time mother. During her 30-year residence in Medfield, she was an avid reader, crafter, CCD teacher, and enjoyed needlepoint and knitting. After becoming a full-time resident of South Yarmouth in 2002, Jane was a very active member of the Garden Club of Hyannis, and a long-standing subscriber of the Monomoy Theater in Chatham. She was a talented gardener and flower designer, winning and placing in many competitions. She will be missed and remembered by her family and many dear friends.
A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. Pius X Church, Station Ave., South Yarmouth, MA 02664. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation can be made to the American Lung Association, American Lung Association ®, American Lung Association in Massachusetts, Framingham, 1661 Worcester Rd., Suite 301, Framingham, MA 01701