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Lydia Cummings Kennedy

Died: July 31, 2019

Lydia Cummins Kennedy, a native of Mobile, AL and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on July 31, 2019 at the age of 76. First and foremost, she was a great mom and Mimi. Lydia had many interests and accomplishments during her life. She was a graduate of Brescia University in Owensboro, KY. She was involved in C…read more

Lydia Cummins Kennedy, a native of Mobile, AL and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on July 31, 2019 at the age of 76. First and foremost, she was a great mom and Mimi. Lydia had many interests and accomplishments during her life. She was a graduate of Brescia University in Owensboro, KY. She was involved in Community Theater as a director, actress, make-up artist and stage manager, and President of the Owensboro chapter of the Jayceettes, Charter President of the Kentucky Jayceettes, and Government Affairs of the US Jayceettes. As an amateur archaeologist, she had particular interest in the Mayan Culture, and was active in the Hispanic society. Other involvements and interests include being a CPR instructor through the Red Cross, a licensed cosmetologist, a movie buff, and an avid sports fan. She especially loved watching her grandchildren play sports and her Auburn Tigers. She is survived by her husband, Robert S. Kennedy Jr.; daughter, Lea Kennedy Seelbach of Baton Rouge; grandchildren, Kennedy Seelbach and Drew Seelbach of Baton Rouge; son, Fernando Arredondo of Mexico; and brother, Vaun Cummins of California. She was preceded in death by her parents, John F. Cummins and Frances Mackrell; stepfather, Dr. Thomas Mackrell; and brothers, John F. Cummins Jr. and Christian St. Gerard Cummins. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government St., from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Thursday at St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church from 1:00 p.m. until a Funeral Mass at 2:00. The family would like to thank Dr. Kevin Callerame, Dr. Christopher Lee, and all the people that cared for her at St. Joseph’s Hospice. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the of Baton Rouge.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church

Address:

16166 South Harrells Ferry Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm -

St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church

Address:

16166 South Harrells Ferry Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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