A funeral Mass was offered Dec. 29 in Philadelphia for Rev. John Kennedy, who died Dec. 26. He was 91 and had been a Vincentian priest for 62 years.

A native of Albany, he served in Panama for 32 years, ministered to Hispanic immigrants in the U.S. and the Lovers of the Holy Cross community of women religious in Vietnam, and served as a translator for his order in Rome, Italy.

Survivors include a brother, Rev. Michael, CM. Interment was at St. Joseph's Seminary, Princeton, N.J.