Dorene Frances Kennedy

July 6, 1965 to April 7, 2017

Dorene Frances (Lafreniere) Kennedy (51) passed away April 7, 2017.  She was a native of San Diego County, born in La Mesa, CA, raised in Dehesa Valley, graduating from Valhalla High School and San Diego State University with a degree in teaching.  Dorene was an avid homemaker and loved working with the many children that she met through her home child care business for over twenty years.  She enjoyed singing and playing her guitar and made wonderful memory books, the family will cherish for years to come. Dorene liked the outdoors; hiking and camping, trips to the desert and river were her personal favorites.  She enjoyed bringing the family together to celebrate holidays and special occasions, while enjoying a good home cooked meal. Her signature sugar cookies will be missed!

She was preceded in death, by her parents Gerard and Patricia Lafreniere, and brother Christopher Lafreniere.  She is survived by her husband Robert Kennedy and children: Nolan Kennedy, Nicole (Arick) Conley, grandchild: Gavin Conley, Step Mother Carol Lafreniere, siblings: Michael (Rebecca) Lafreniere, Gregory Lafreniere, Denny (Liza) Lafreniere, step-siblings and nieces and nephews.

Graveside Service

Thursday, April 20 @ 11:00 am

Holy Cross Cemetery

4470 Hilltop Drive, San Diego, CA 92102

 

Reception to Follow

Celebration of Life

  • Date: April 20, 2017
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Location: Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
  • Address: 4470 Hilltop Drive San Diego CA 92102
  • Directions: Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

Reception to Follow

Burial

  • Date: April 20, 2017
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Location: Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
  • Address: 4470 Hilltop Drive San Diego, CA 92102-3698
  • Directions: Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

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