View Record Number 659

View Record Number 659 - Mr. John Kennedy

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Name:Mr. John Kennedy
DOD:27/09/1991
Age:38
Address:14 Kenneth Drive
Lochboisdale
South Uist
Date of funeral:30/09/1991
Funeral Location:St. Peter's RC Church, Daliburgh
Presider:Canon John Angus Galbraith
Occupation:Fisherman
Additional Info:Canon John Angus Galbraith writes in the parish newsletter in September 1991: "It is with profound sadness that we record the tragic death of John Kennedy, 14 Kenneth Drive, which occurred in a drowning accident on Friday evening. John with his companion had completed the days work of lobster fishing when the accident occurred and John fell overboard. Three hours later his body was found. A Post Mortem is to take place and at the moment funeral arrangements cannot be made. Fois shiorruidh thoir dha A Thighearna. As a parish we extend our profound and sincerest sympathy to his wife, Peggy, and the children, Donald John, Donna and Paul. We assure them of our thoughts and prayers. May God be especially close to them at this time of their sad loss."
Death Register Number:91/10
Section:4
Gravestone Inscription:Cherished Memories Of A
Dear Husband and Father
John Kennedy
Accidentally Drowned
27th Sept. 1991
Aged 38
"Fois Ann An Sith"
Additional Grave Info:The inscription when translated from Gaelic means "Rest in Peace"

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