Donald Kennedy

Obituary of Donald Kennedy

KENNEDY, Donald John Irwin

Born September 26, 1937 (83 years). Born and raised in Remington Park, Windsor. Passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus. Partner and Soul Mate of Jean Towle. Loving father of late Scott Kennedy (late Michelle), Kara Johnson (Brien), Lauren Kennedy, and Erin Dzumaryk (Chip). Cherished Grandpa of Kyrra, Connor, Lily, Emily, Ethan, Devin and Cole. Papa Don to Sandy (Jessica), Chris, James, Hannah, Jade, Amber, Luke, Claire, Lauren and Jack. Dear brother of late Ina Szarka (late Joe), James Kennedy (late Katie), late Drew Kennedy, and late Alan Kennedy (Susan). He was greatly loved by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Don will be missed by Jean's children, Tim (Lynne), Dale (Helen) and Phil (Vickie). Don was an electrician and electrical contractor for over 50 years. Don was the owner of D.J.'s on the Lake and Casper's Landing Marina in Leamington. He had a love for life, adventure, travel and enjoyed their cottage on the shores of Lake Erie. He loved spending time at the lake and had a passion for boating, fishing and golfing. He was a great cook. Later years he loved building and repairing at home. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Don's life will be held at a later date. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Liver Foundation by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Friends may share memories and make donations at