KENNELLY, WILLIAM E.
William E. Kennelly, 56, of Toms River, passed away February 23, 2007 at home. Born in Bronx, New York, he resided in Bronx and New Rochelle, NY before moving to Toms River in 1994. Mr. Kennelly was a Detective and a highly decorated Police Officer with the City of New Rochelle Police Department, he was with the Department for 18 years before retiring in 1989. He was an active member of the American Legion Post #156, City Island, New York and Post 348 of Brick. Mr. Kennelly served in the Marines during the Vietnam War. He was predeceased by his parents, Dorothy (nee Nelson) and, Andrew Kennelly Sr.; his sisters, Patty Ann, Hamman and Theresa Jane Gibney. Surviving are his wife, Eileen (nee Downs) Kennelly; his children, Kerri, Andrew and Jacqueline Kennelly, all at home. His sister, Joan Kennelly Cooper of Chicago, IL; his brothers, Andrew Kennelly Jr. of Bronx, NY and Thomas Kennelly of California and many nieces and nephews. Visiting will be Saturday 7-9 pm and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. A Mass of a Christian Burial will be Monday 9:30 am at St. Justin's RC Church, Toms River, arrive at the funeral home at 8:30 am. Entombment Ocean County Memorial Park.
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