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F. Ray Kennelly, Lieutenant, C.F.D., retired, 85, September 18, 2017, of
Crestwood, formerly of Mt. Greenwood, originally of Canaryville, beloved
husband of Marilyn Moynihan Kennelly, nee St. Clair and the late Frances
Kennelly, nee Willner; dear stepfather of Robert Moynihan and the late
Thomas Moynihan; devoted son of the late Frank and Anna Moore Kenneally;
fond brother and brother in law, preceded in death by Rita (Harry) Walsh,
Lorraine (Stan) Gay, Charles Baxtrom and Millard (Carol) Baxtrom; loving
uncle and great uncle of many.

Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean War. Firefighter for
33 years with the Chicago Fire Department, having spent most of his years at
Engine 59 Stock Yards, Engine 29 Bridgeport, and Engine 15 Ashburn. Member
of Chicago Fire Fighters Union Local No. 2, Trustee of Firemen's Mutual Aid
& Benefits Association, Past Commander and lifetime member of Firemen's Post
No. 667 American Legion.

Services at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, IL, where family
and friends will gather on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral
Friday, Sept. 22, Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m., meeting directly, at
Incarnation Church, 5757 W. 127th St., Palos Heights, IL. Rev. John McNalis,
C.F.D. Chaplain, officiating. Interment with military honors at Holy
Sepulchre Cemetery, Kennelly Family Lot.

Please visit RAY KENNELLY BOOK OF MEMORIES to express your thoughts or share
your stories in the online guest book, visit or Info., 773-581-9000.