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Elaine N. (Cobello) Kennedy

September 22, 1953 ~ June 23, 2020 (age 66)

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Elaine N. (Cobello) Kennedy, 66, of the Town of Lewiston, NY, passed from this life on June 23, 2020.  Born on September 22, 1953 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of Esther J. (nee Fernandez) (late Ross S.) Bellitto and the late Richard R. Cobello.


Elaine was a lifelong area resident, graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1971 and  earned her Associates Degree from Niagara County Community College. She retired after 30 years of service from National Grid, formerly Niagara Mohawk, employed as a customer service associate. On February 14, 1987, Elaine married Stephen Kennedy at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Youngstown, NY.


In addition to her mother and husband, Elaine is survived by a daughter, Susan (Brian) Washburn; grandchildren, Brandon, Morgan, Alexandra and Cameron Washburn; brothers, Richard (Kathy) Cobello and Robert (late Shaun) Bellitto; several nieces, nephews and cousins and her former spouse, Samuel Dosdourian. 


Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Saturday, June 27th at 11 AM at OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Laura Norris-Buisch officiating.****All occupancy, PPE and social distancing guidelines will be practiced. As you prepare to attend, please be mindful to bring face coverings and the current capacity restrictions may cause delayed entry. Thank you for your comfort, support and understanding.**** In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Lewiston #2 Volunteer Fire Company and/or Upper Mountain Volunteer Fire Company. Arrangements are under the direction of Michael R. Goodlander.  Share condolences on Elaine’s tribute page at GOODLANDERCARES.com


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Funeral Service
June 27, 2020

11:00 AM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304


Upper Mountain Volunteer Fire Company
839 Moyer Rd, Lewiston NY 14092

Lewiston Fire Company No. 2
1705 Saunders Settlement Rd, Niagara Falls NY 14304

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