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May 19, 2014

Mary Ellen Kennedy, 90; Jeffersonville

— A memorial service for Mary Ellen Kennedy, 90, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday May 21,  at E.M. Coots’ and Sons Funeral Home with burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery. She died Friday, May 16, 2014 at Providence Retirement Home.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Catherine Kennedy of Lewisburg, Tenn.; daughters, Ellen K. Rogers of New Albany, Mary Beth Sagebiel of New Albany, and Lee Ann Kemmeling of Cumming, Ga., sons Kevin Pangburn of Floyds Knobs, Joe Pangburn of Jeffersonville, and Phil M. Pangburn of Clarksville; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Mary Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, James and Leola Kennedy and her brother James C. Kennedy.

Mary Ellen is a graduate of Jeffersonville High School and attended Norton Nursing School. She was employed by physicians Group in New Albany and the Clark County Surveyor. She was a member of St. Augustine’s Parish and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 20, between 2 and 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Human Association of Clark County, 2702 Middle Rd Jeffersonville IN 47130, or Kosair Children’s Hospital Pediatric Oncology Department.

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