With broken hearts and profound sadness, we announce the passing of Barbara "Barb" M. Kennedy who passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John on July 30, 1960, she was a daughter of Dawn and the late Alton Rideout.
Barb is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Gerald Kennedy; daughters: Michelle Urquhart and her husband Jason of Kars, NB, Deborah Vail and her husband Gregory of Hatfield Point, NB, and Laura Reicker and her husband Ryan of Hatfield Point, NB; cherished granddaughter Alyssa Vail; mother Dawn Rideout (Douglas Walker); sisters: Janice (Ab) Dugas, Leslie Stanley, Leah (Jim) Quinlan and Katherine (James) Simonds; brothers: Malcolm (Janice) Rideout, Douglas (Ruth) Rideout, Manford (Cindy) Rideout, Philip (Margaret) Rideout and Julian (Joanne) Rideout; as well as many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and extended family. Besides her father, Barb was predeceased by her brother Gregory Rideout.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Sherwood’s Funeral Home and Life Tribute Centre (506-839-2156), 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8PM from Outreach Pentecostal Church. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 11:00AM from Outreach Pentecostal Church. A private family interment will take place at Bayview Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of Barb may be made to the memorial of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and donations may be made through SherwoodsFuneralHome.com