Donald Kenyon, 80, of Canton, died Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Kindred Specialty Hospital in Stoughton after a period of failing health, according to a recent obituary.
Kenyon was the husband of 59 years of Catherine E. (Clemens) Kenyon of Canton. Born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, he was raised and educated in Fall River and was a graduate of Durfee High School. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Mr.Kenyon was a resident of Canton since 1960. He worked for Shaws Supermarkets for more 25 years and retired as the Assistant Store Manager of the Stoughton Store. He also worked as a bartender for Furnace Brook Golf Course in Quincy for over 49 years and recently retired. In his free time, he enjoyed playing softball and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children; Donald J. Kenyon of Easton, Ronald W. Kenyon of Raynham, Robert T. Kenyon of Canton, Steven N. Kenyonand David S. Kenyon both of Norton and Laurie A. Moore of Stoughton. He was the brother of Robert Kenyon of NC, Rita Sloneker of Minnesota and the late Norman, Thomas and James Kenyon. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the Farley Funeral Home in Stoughton on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Donations in Donald's memory may be made to:
The American Red Cross
139 Main St.
Cambridge, MA 02142
or, by visiting www.redcross.org.