Kenneth H. Landry

December 10, 2019

Kenneth H. Landry
U.S. Veteran

US Marine Corps

Kenneth H. Landry, 80, of Boerne, TX and formerly of Woburn, MA passed away unexpectedly on December 10 in San Antonio, TX. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Haverty) Landry for 54 years. He is lovingly survived by his children Kenneth W. Landry and his wife Kimberly of Norton, MA, Robert Landry and his wife Kristen of San Antonio, and Nancy Scalesse and her husband Richard of Woburn. Dear brother of James Landry of Chelsea, MA. Cherished “Papa” of Kaitlyn O’Rourke, Ryan and Brandon Landry, Madelyn and Evan Landry, and Meghan, Cameron, and Anna Scalesse. Also survived by two sisters-in-law, Mary Landry of Bridgewater, MA, Madeline Landry of Sandown, NH, and Joan Callahan of Woburn.  as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by siblings John, Mary, Margaret, Charles, Leo, Reis and Richard. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Friday, January 17th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 260 Main Street, Woburn at 10.  Burial will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Calling hours Thursday evening from 4-8 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

Kenneth H. Landry, 80, of Boerne, Texas and formerly of Woburn, Massachusetts, passed away unexpectedly at Methodist Metropolitan Hospital in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday, December 10. 

Born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, Ken was the youngest of nine children of the late John and Annie (Vincent) Landry.  Raised and educated in Chelsea, Ken graduated from Chelsea High School in 1957. He then enlisted and served honorably with the U.S. Marine Corps for 4 years.

Following military service, Ken went to work for food distributor Webster Thomas Company for several years before spending the rest of his career working for the U.S. Postal Service; he retired in 1998 after 35 years of service.

In 1964, Ken met Mary Haverty and the two were married in 1965 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Woburn.  After a brief period in Chelsea, they moved to Woburn to raise their family. The couple lived in Woburn until 2014 before moving to Texas.

Ken loved family time above all else, taking special interest in his grandchildren and their activities and education.  He also enjoyed frequent travel and took delight in several cruises in recent years. He was an avid Boston sports fan and especially enjoyed the success of the major professional sports teams over the past two decades. For many years, Ken was an active member of the Woburn Towanda Club.

He is lovingly survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary A. (Haverty) Landry, children Kenneth W. Landry and his wife Kimberly of Norton, Massachusetts, Robert F. Landry and his wife Kristen of San Antonio, and Nancy A. (Landry) Scalesse and her husband Richard of Woburn.  Dear brother of James Landry of Chelsea. Cherished “Papa” of Kaitlyn (Landry) O’Rourke, Ryan and Brandon Landry; Madelyn and Evan Landry; and Meghan, Cameron, and Anna Scalesse. Ken is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Mary Landry of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Madeline Landry of Sandown, New Hampshire,  Joan Callahan of Woburn as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.  He was preceded in death by siblings John, Mary, Margaret, Charles, Leo, Reis, and Richard.

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Friday, January 17th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 260 Main Street, Woburn at 10.  Burial will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Calling hours Thursday evening from 4-8 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

 

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Friday, January 17th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 260 Main Street, Woburn at 10.  Burial will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Calling hours Thursday evening from 4-8 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

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  1. So sorry for your loss of your dad .its very difficult time i know i lost my dad a year ago on January 18th my thoughts are with you and your family

  2. We will greatly miss you Mr. Landry. You were a part of our lives for so many years, and now may you rest peacefully in heaven.

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