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James F. "Wacker" Kennedy

July 28, 1956 ~ March 22, 2020 (age 63)


James F. "Wacker" Kennedy, 63, of Oneida, passed away late Sunday evening, March 22, 2020 at Mountain City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Hazle Township, following a two-year illness.

Born in Hazleton, July 28, 1956, he was the son of the late Cormac Jr. and Helen (Varaly) Kennedy and spent most his life in Oneida. He had also previously lived in Hazleton for 20 years.

James was a Machine Operator for the Cargil Cocoa Plant, Humboldt. He was a member of St. Joseph's RC Church, Sheppton, and was an avid NASCAR fan.

Surviving are a brother Cormac Kennedy III, and his wife June, Zion Grove; and a nephew Patrick Kennedy and his wife Amanda, Sugarloaf.

His funeral will be held privately at the convenience of the family with a Graveside Service in St. Joseph's RC Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, online at

Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West) 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen is assisting the family with the arrangements.Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at

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Private Committal

St. Josephs R.C. Cemetery
1000 East Pine Street
Sheppton, PA 18248

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