John F. “Jack” Kennedy, age 82. He was born April 23, 1934 in Mechanicville, NY, departed December 20, 2016 in Nashville, TN. Preceded in death by parents George and Grace Kennedy, and mother Ruth Cunningham. Survived by children, Sharon Wichelns, Mechanicville, NY, John P. Kennedy, Nashville, TN, Sandi Sylvester, Buffalo, NY, Christopher Kennedy, Rotterdam, NY and Hudson G. Kennedy, St. Augustine, FL. and their families. Also survived by brother, James R. Kennedy of Troy, NY. Jack leaves numerous friends who helped him, and were helped by him, on the road to recovery. The family will receive visitors at the Chapel of Trevecca Towers, 60 Lester Ave, Nashville on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 3-6 PM. In lieu of flowers, friends are encouraged to do something kind for a friend or a stranger.