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Mary Kennedy Funeral: To Be Buried Near Family Compound

Thu, May 17, 2012 5:08pm EDT by Chloe Melas 2 Comments
Mary Kennedy Funeral has just learned exclusively that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be holding a funeral for his wife on May 19 and will be burying her at St. Francis Xavier Church in Hyannis, MA.

Mary Kennedy‘s funeral will be held on May 19 at St. Patrick’s Church near the home she shared with Robert in Bedford, NY., and she will be buried in the Catholic cemetery of St. Francis Xavier Church in Hyannis, Massachusetts has just been told exclusively.

“She’ll be buried at St. Francis in the Catholic cemetery,” the source who preferred to be unnamed told us. “But her funeral is being held in Bedford where she lived this weekend, this is all being arranged by Robert.” can exclusively tell you that the funeral will be held on the morning of May 19 at St. Patrick’s Church in Bedford, NY.

Mary Kennedy Death Cause — Suicide By Hanging

We told you that TMZ was first to report that Mary was found dead in her home in Mount Kisco, New York on May 16.

Apparently, the Bedford Police Department went to her home to check out a possible “unattended death,” which means no one witnessed the death, the cause of which has been declared asphyxiation.

“We deeply regret the death of our beloved sister Mary, whose radiant and creative spirit will be sorely missed by those who loved her. Our heart goes out to her children who she loved without reservation,” her family said in statement.

Mary and Robert were married in 1994 and have four children together. He filed for divorce two years ago.

The Kennedy family has always been surrounded by death and tragedy…this is just the latest. Our thoughts and well wishes go out to Mary’s family during this devastating time.


— Chloe Melas

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  3. Robert Kennedy Jr’s Wife Dead — Mary Kennedy In ‘Very Dark Place’ Before Death