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Cecil B. Kenefick of Ossining, NY passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019. He was 86,
Mr. Kenefick worked as a tax accountant for Praxair in Danbury, CT for 45 years before retiring in 2004. He earned a Bachelors degree in Business from Baruch College in 1971.
Mr. Kenefick was a Deacon of St. Theresa Parish in Briarcliff Manor, NY.
Cecil was born October 4, 1933 in Youghal, County Cork, Ireland to Christopher and Hannah (Bowler) Kenefick.
Cecil served in the United States Air Force from 1957 to 1963.
On June 27, 1959 he married Rita Mulvihill at Incarnation Church in Manhattan.
Mr. Kenefick lived in Ossining for the past 40 years before that he lived in the Bronx from 1956 to 1979.
He is survived by wife, Rita Kenefick, of Pearl River, NY; son, Brendan Kenefick, daughter-in-law, Jimena and grandchildren, Shannon, Kate and Matthew all of Pearl River; daughter, Elaine and son-in-law Rob Rubin of Ossining; granddaughter, Ashley Zeitler of Manhattan and brother, Michael Kenefick of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM Tuesday at St. Margaret R. C. Church, Pearl River. Burial will follow at Cemetery of the Ascension, Airmont, NY. Visiting is Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM at Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc.