Joseph Kevin Kearns, of Winthrop, passed away suddenly, on November 8, 2019. He was 68 years old. Born in Winthrop, he was the son of the late Robert J. and Marie L. (DiBiase) Kearns.
Kevin, as he was affectionately known, was a U.S. Army Veteran, and served in the Vietnam War from 1971-1973. Prior to his retirement, he was working for the Pipe Fitters Union-Local 6. Kevin also worked for the Town of Winthrop DPW.
Kevin was the devoted father of the late Joseph A. Kearns. Dear brother of Daniel J. Kearns and his wife Deborah of Winthrop, Kathleen M. D’Ambrosio and her late husband Thomas of Reading, Teresa A. Holland and her husband David of Rutland, MA and Robert J. Kearns of Nashua, NH. He was also survived by several nieces, nephews and great nephews
Visiting hours will be held in the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. Winthrop, on Thursday, November 14, from 9:30-11:30AM, followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home beginning at 11:30AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will follow in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section).
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to the Viking Pride Foundation, Inc. PO Box 520037, Winthrop, MA. 02152.