Robin E. "Essie" Kennedy, 62, of New Castle passed away the morning of Feb. 21, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born on March 13, 1954, in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Clair and Hazel Mann Kennedy.
For many years, Robin worked as a loving caregiver. She was a graduate of Adirondack Bible College. Robin loved to bake and was known for her cookies. She loved spending time with children, especially her nieces and nephews.
Robin is survived by her brother, James Kennedy of New Castle; sister, Zoe Sallmen and husband Daniel of New Wilmington, Pa.; four nieces; two nephews; and five great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Victor and Larry Kennedy.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St. Services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, officiated by Rev. Robert Feil, associate pastor of Maitland Lane Methodist Church.
Interment will take place in Harmony Baptist Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on  February 21, 2017