Ingrid M. KennedyDecember 31,2012
Ingrid M. Kennedy
Ingrid M. Kennedy
GRANITEVILLE — Ingrid M. Kennedy, 74, of the Quarry Hill Apartments on the Graniteville Road, died Friday, December 28, 2012, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.
Born on November 15, 1938, in Oberhausen, Germany, she was the daughter of Paul and Margarete (Giesen) Koziol. She attended schools in Germany. Later, she became an LNA, Licensed Nurse Assistant, through a program at Spaulding High School in Barre.
On November 5, 1967, Ingrid married Ray H. Kennedy in Tolleson, Arizona. Following their marriage, they lived in Arizona, the Philippines and Oklahoma while he was serving in the United States Air Force. In 1973, they moved to Cabot, Vermont. He died on May 9, 1973.
Ingrid first worked for the Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice in Berlin and in private care. Later, she worked as an LNA in Cincinnati, Ohio, and after returning to Vermont, at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin. While working at Woodridge, she organized tea parties and other social activities for the residents. She always took pleasure in helping people.
Ingrid enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking for family and friends. She had a special bond with pets, especially her daughter’s and son-in-law’s dog, Riley, and cat, Corey. Her other interests included sewing and interior decorating.
Survivors include her daughter, Sylvia Kennedy-Godin and her husband Steven of Cabot; her brother, Heinz Koziol, and a nephew, Ralph Koziol, both of Germany; and other relatives there.
She was predeceased by her husband and parents.
Her funeral service will be held on Friday, January 4, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. There will be a time to visit with family and friends after the service. Entombment will take place in the Hooker and Whitcomb Vault to await a later burial in the Highland Cemetery in Chelsea.
Contributions in her memory may be made to David’s House, 461 Mount Support Road, PO Box 660, Lebanon, NH 03766; or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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