Kenneth “Kenny” Harkins of Reading, formerly of Charlestown passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, November 22, 2020.
Kenny was born in Boston, a son of the late Gertrude (Haggerty) Harkins. Kenny was a warm and loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be truly missed.
Kenny was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Golding) Harkins. He was the devoted father of Kenneth J. Harkins and his wife Mary and Kristine C. Whitmarsh and her husband Howard. The cherished “Pop Pop” of Sarah, Lauren, Olivia, Justin and his wife Ashlyn, Brady, Sadie and doting great “Pop Pop” of Rowan. Kenny was the dear brother of the late Paul Harkins, Eddie Harkins and Anne Considine. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass Celebrating Kenny’s Eternal Life will be held on Wednesday, November 25th at 10:30am in St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St. READING. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO CHURCH. MA covid-19 and social distancing guidelines must be followed and masks must be worn. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Kenny’s memory to the Winchester Hospital, c/o philanthropy, Attention Center for Cancer Care, 41 Highland Ave., Winchester MA., 01890