In Memory of




Obituary for Lavada H. Kennedy

On January 3, 2023, Lavada Haney Kennedy, at age 96 and a fifty-year resident of Warminster, peacefully fell into her final sleep. Born January 27, 1926 in Fayette County, PA, Lavada was the daughter of the late Miller and Mabel (Lawrence) Haney.

Lavada and the late Joseph Ream Kennedy celebrated over 58 years of marriage. They shared a love of travel and together, they toured Europe, South and North America – especially enjoying their visits to every state’s capitol building and the Western US National Parks.

Lavada was predeceased by daughter Amy Jo and survived by her children: Terry (Linda), New Smyrna Beach, FL; Dale (Edie), Richmond, VA; Todd (Ruth), Warminster, PA; Dan (Phyllis), Horsham, PA; Jane (Jeff) Benham, Harleysville, PA; Sean (Rebecca), Pocopson, PA, along with many grandchildren and great-
grandchildren. Also surviving Lavada is her sister, Lorraine Barrett of Dayton, PA. Lavada was predeceased by her brothers; Lawrence, Severn, William and her sister, Betty Haney Masayko.

A warm, gentle and caring person, Lavada always made you feel special. She loved spending time in her garden, especially when she could nurture a sick plant back to health. Lavada enjoyed creative crafts like sewing, stenciling, cross-stitching, origami and quilting. She was an avid reader and loved puzzles of all kinds. Lavada’s faith was primary, and she lived it every day. She was a member of Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian Church for over 60 years.

A Memorial Service is planned for a future date.