Kennedy, John (Jack) William Sr., - 81, of Little Egg Harbor, passed away at home surrounded by his family on June 24, 2018. Jack was born on July 29, 1936 in Philadelphia, PA. to Edward and Mary Kennedy. He graduated from Rutgers University in 1958. On October 28, 1961 he married Dorothy Mullen. Together they had six children. He had a successful career as an insurance executive before founding his own agency, Barantoir Insurance. Jack also proudly served in the U.S. Marines and U.S. Army, retiring at the rank of Major. His favorite times in life were spent hunting, shooting, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years Dorothy; children John, Patrick, Mary, David, Brian, and Lisa, his 17 grandchildren and great grandson Arthur. Visitation will be Friday June 29, 2018 from 10:30-11:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at St. Mary of The Pines, Bishop Way, Manahawkin. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Beachview Dr., Manahawkin. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to Deborah Heart and Lung Center, 200 Trenton Rd., Browns Mills, N.J., 08015. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 134 EAST MAIN ST., TUCKERTON, N.J. is handling the arrangements. For condolences and more information visit

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