Shane M. Kennedy, 39, of Roaring Spring, passed away Monday April 12, 2021. He was born May 6, 1981 in Altoona, son of Michael Kennedy and Sherri (Benton) Snyder.
Surviving are his father of Roaring Spring, his mother and her husband Wade of Hollidaysburg, a sister Brandey Kennedy and fiancée Chris Pavlick of Salix, three children Kalysta, Isabella and Barrett Kennedy, two nieces Claire Kennedy and Kathryn Brendel, his grandparents James W. and Marlene Kennedy and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Sherwood Benton and beloved grandmother Dorothy Benton.
Shane was a 2000 graduate of Central High School, where he played football, basketball, baseball and volleyball. He attended South Hills Business School, where he received an Associate’s Degree in networking and programming.
Shane was a member of Garver YMCA, Roaring Spring. He coached basketball at Spring Cove, as well as elementary girl’s softball and basketball. He was ranked #60 in PlayStation World Gaming.
Shane enjoyed fishing, being outdoors and treasured the time he spent with his children.
He is now at peace, in Heaven, with no pain celebrating with his grandma Benton.
Shane will be greatly missed by his loving parents, sister, children, nieces, family and friends.
Family and Friends will be received on Monday April 19, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. until the 4:00 P.M. funeral service at the Smith Corner Independent Mennonite Church, 1955 Johnstown Road, East Freedom, PA 16637, with Pastor David McClanahan officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to Central PA Community Foundation, 1330 11th Ave. Altoona, PA 16601, Shane M. Kennedy Memorial to be used for a basketball scholarship at Central High School or Heaven Scent Dog Search and Rescue, c/o Dianne and Mike Thees, 2206 Adams Avenue, Tyrone, PA 16686.
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Central PA Community Foundation
1330 11th Ave., Altoona PA 16601
Heaven Scent Dog Search and Rescue, c/o Dianne and Mike Thees
2206 Adams Avenue, Tyrone PA 16686