Robert KennedyMay 8, 1926 ~ December 13, 2017 (age 91)
Robert Kennedy, 91, lifelong resident of Park Forest passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. He was born in Chicago; a son of the late Michael and Johanna (O’Shea) Kennedy. Bob was a combat veteran in the US Navy during WWII. He owned and operated Strickler’s Hardware in Park Forest. His family members include his five sons: Dennis (Barbara), Thomas, John (Patricia), William (Harriet), Timothy (Marcia); six grandchildren: Dennis, Robert, Patrick, Sean, Connor, Jonathan and Emily; and his great-grandchildren: Eva Lynn, Nicole, Denise, Rylee, Caylee and Erin. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Bernice “Becie” nee Doyle; his great-grandson: Zachary Kennedy; four sisters and one brother. The family will greet guests on Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00PM with a funeral service beginning at 5:00PM at Lain-Sullivan Funeral Home in Park Forest. Burial will be private.