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James Kenny Byrne

June 28, 1929 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 92)


BYRNE, James (Jim) Kenny: Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday, September 19, 2021 in his 93rd year. Jim, beloved husband of 57 years to the late Betty (nee Farrell). Remembered lovingly by his dear friend and companion Patricia Kemp. Loving and devoted father of Anne Hebden and her husband Andrew of Peterborough, Catherine Byrne of Ottawa, Michael and his wife Kimberly of Chance Harbour, Nova Scotia, Mark and his wife Judy of Lakehurst, and honorary son Kevin O’Sullivan (Judith) of Melbourne, AU. Cherished Papa of Philip (Rachel), Michael (Mallory), Hilary (Jeff), Genevieve (Justin), Ellen, Patrick, Parker, Duncan, Madeleine, Riley (Sarah), Keegan, and Great-grandfather of Kyla, Spencer, Miriam, Niles, Alice, and Corinne. Brother-in-law to Norma Byrne of Ottawa, Joan Farrell of Port Hope, and Fae Farrell of Lockeport, Nova Scotia. Jim is also lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Margaret Cook, his brothers Rod and Jack, his brothers-in-law Tom, Joseph (Bud), and Des Farrell, Tom Cook, and sister-in-law Shirley Byrne. Son of the late Joseph Byrne and Kathleen Kenny. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Road, for visitation on Friday, September 24th from 2:00 to 4:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Mass in the Cathedral of St. Peter-In-Chains on Saturday, September 25th at 11:00am. Those wishing to view the Mass live streamed may do so by clicking the link on Jim’s tribute page on the Highland Park website. Interment Rosemount Memorial Gardens. Jim’s children wish to express their most sincere gratitude to Dr. Kim Curtin and Donna Maw for their valued friendship and overwhelming support for Jim over the years, particularly over this past year. In memory of Jim, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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September 24, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

September 24, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Funeral Mass
September 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Cathedral of St. Peter-in-Chains
411 Reid Street
Peterborough, On K9H 2M4

September 25, 2021

September 25, 2021

Rosemount Memorial Gardens
2551 Whittington Drive
Cavan Monaghan, Ontario K9J 0G6

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