Name     David P. Kennedy, Sr.
      September 1, 1941 - October 19, 2020
Service Information     Saturday, October 24 - 12 Noon
Cambridge Cemetery
76 Coolidge Avenue
Cambridge, MA
Interment Information     Cambridge Cemetery
Visitation     Saturday, October 24
9:00-11:00 AM
Memorial Donations    


David P. Kennedy, Sr.(79), of Cambridge, Ma., passed away on October 19, 2020. He is survived by his beloved wife, Louise; with whom he celebrated 58 years of marriage in September. He is also survived by his two children, David Jr. of Cambridge, and Kate Kennedy of Lowell and her husband, Philip Chonacky. David also leaves his much loved grandson, Liam also of Lowell.

Born in Cambridge, David was a life-long resident. David graduated from Rindge Technical High School Class of 1959, where he was voted “Best Dressed” and played both baseball and football. He had a long and distinguished 40+ year career with the Polaroid Corporation in Cambridge, working in their Battery Research Division.

David was a caring and committed Cambridge resident actively engaged with Cambridge youth. He was a baseball enthusiast; playing in Cambridge Little League in his youth (for Cardullo’s), and in later life as a Coach for the Cambridge Little League East Division. He was a Cub Scout leader for many years for Troup 41 in East Cambridge.

David was actively involved in civic affairs in Cambridge. He was a candidate for the Cambridge School Committee, and served on the Cambridge Planning Board for many years. David was a past President of Community Schools in East Cambridge, and sat on the Board of Directors for the East Cambridge Savings Bank.

He was a kind soul, a lover of animals, and a good friend to those who knew him. He will be greatly missed. A wake will be held on Saturday October 24 from 9-11am at the Donovan-Aufiero Funeral Home, 140 Otis Street, Cambridge, MA. A graveside service for family and friends will take place at noon at the Cambridge Cemetery.