Susan M. Kennedy


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Susan M. Kennedy, age 61, of Myrtle Beach, SC and formerly of Lopatcong Township, NJ passed away at home on Sunday, February 12 following a courageous fight with cancer.

Born July 5, 1955 in Morristown, NJ she was the daughter of the late John and Evelyn (Beck) Metz. She is survived by her husband Joseph Kennedy, with whom she enjoyed 38 years of marriage. In addition to her beloved husband, Sue is survived by a son Patrick Kennedy and his fiancée Lauren Richard of Salem, MA. She is also survived by a daughter Jennifer and her husband Daniel Todd of Myrtle Beach, SC. She was a devoted “Grammy” to her precious twin grandsons, Oliver and Matthew, whom she loved so much. Additionally, Sue is survived by her brother Jon Metz of Lempster, NH and her sister Joanne Bardin with husband Tim of Walden, NY. Sue was a wonderful aunt to her nieces Nicole Kennedy and Catherine Bardin as well as to her nephews Shawn Kennedy, Ryan Kennedy, Aiden Kennedy and John Thomas Bardin. Sue was preceded in death by her eldest son, Eric.

Sue worked with students in the Rockaway Borough Public School District, the Harmony Township Public School District, and with the youngsters at ABC Playschool. Sue also worked for Kohl’s Department Store where she served as the Jewelry Department Supervisor in the Phillipsburg Mall where she was fondly known as “Mama K” before retiring in 2014. Sue also taught CCD classes for several years at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpha, NJ.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Sue’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.

Condolences can be made at

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services (843.651.1440) of Murrells Inlet is assisting the family.