December 1, 2022

Kenneth J. Landry


Pawtucket – Kenneth J. Landry, 62, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, July 25, 2022. He was the beloved husband of the late Sue M. (Parker) Landry.

A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Alphonse “Tippy” H. and Rita M. (Lafond) Landry. Ken was the owner and operator of JK & B Transportation. He was a diesel mechanic and driver for Messier Trucking, Cumberland, for twenty years. He had also been a driver for New England Frozen Foods and a mechanic and driver for American Insulated Wire. Most recently Ken was employed as a diesel mechanic for RIPTA until retiring.

He enjoyed life’s simple pleasures; walks in the park with his devoted dog, Buddy, spending summer evenings on his front porch, camping in Sutton, Massachusetts since his childhood, boating on Echo Lake, Burrillville, and his annual pig roast. Ken would happily help anyone with any automotive problems, and enjoyed his time with his many friends at Joe’s Bar & Grill, Central Ave., Pawtucket. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and many friends.

He leaves two sons, Jason K. Landry of Rehoboth and Keith S. (Jennifer Hart) Landry of Cumberland; a daughter, Brittany L. Landry of Pawtucket; four cherished grandchildren, Keith S. Landry, Jr., Damian J. Montenegro, and twins, Ava L. Landry and Brody J. Landry; two brothers, Russell A. Landry and his wife, Linda, of South Attleboro and Donald E. Landry and his wife, Charlene, of Paramount, California; his beloved cousin, Jason Bouchard of Maine; brothers and sisters-in law, Frank Parker, III and his wife, Carol, of East Providence, Bruce Parker of Pawtucket, Deb Prior and her husband, Michael, of Richmond, Edward Parker, Sr. and his wife, Donna, of Spring Hill, Florida; many friends including George Munson of Rehoboth and Tommy Rogers of Pawtucket; many nieces and nephews including Glenn Landry and his wife, Barbara, of Rehoboth, and his devoted dog, Buddy. He was the brother of the late Gary A. Landry and the brother-in-law of the late Donald Parker, James Parker, Robert Parker and John Parker.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 11 a.m. in St. Cecilia Church of St. John Paul II Parish, 755 Central Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery. VISITATION will be on Sunday, July 31, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Pawtucket Animal Shelter, C/O Pawtucket Police Department, 121 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860 would be appreciated. For online condolences visit: 

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