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John Kennedy Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished John Kennedy.

John Kennedy Sr. was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club, and coached Hawthorn and the North Melbourne Football Club in the Victorian Football League. He died on June 25 at the age of 91.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

RIP John Kennedy Snr. Had a massive impact on our Club. 5 years North Melbourne Coach between 1985-89 before 3 years as a Club director from 1990 to 1992. Carey, Stevens, Martyn, Rock, Longmire, Sholl, & Schwass, all given their first games under John Kennedy. He got them ready.

“This morning, the man with the booming voice quietly passed away.

“John Kennedy Snr was a football legend in the truest sense of the word.”

– Gerard Healy.

We’re live now ahead of #AFLSwansDogs

But first, we remember an icon of our game.

Today John Kennedy Snr died. We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends & Hawthorn kin. He felt a bit like a coach to us all. In his own words, “At least you can come off & say ‘I did this, I shepherded, I played on. At least I did something.'”

Thanks, Kanga

Very glad John Kennedy snr was made a legend before his time came to an end – commiserations to hawks fans who loved him so dearly – amazing person for footy and your club!

He was an absolute giant of the game, godfather of the Hawthorn football club, master coach and a beautiful man. It was a true joy to have been able to meet him, chat with him and watch the footy with him! His legacy will endure for generations #RIP

One of the best things the
has done in recent times is getting Club Legends to present the cup on Grand Final Day. Made for moments like this one. What a genuine legend of the sport &
. Vale John Kennedy Snr.

john kennedy snr as the godfather is always honoured by our club being a powerhouse on n off the field, before him we were like a melbourne st kilda dogs basket cases of the league and because of what he started other supporter bases hate us cause they r jealous of our success

Saddened to hear of John Kennedy Snr’s passing this morning. A great man, an inspiration. I met and chatted with Kanga many, many times as a young fella. Always happy to give his time. #always May you rest peacefully Kanga.



we are so lucky to have John Kennedy Snr at the top of the table of great people who have given so much of their life to our Club .
He will be missed , but his Legacy will never be forgotten.

Tough night ahead for Josh but he will respond in the true Kennedy way.

Vale John Kennedy – a genuine transformational leader before the phrase was even invented. John set the Hawks up and his legacy continues to this day #dosomething!

Tributes flow after Australian rules football great John Kennedy Snr dies aged 91

At 91 years John Kennedy snr has passed away . Had honour of playing state footy under him and member under his chairmanship of the Hall of Fame committee. To be in his company was uplifting . A giant of the game. A life well lived. RIP.


Hawthorn immortal John Kennedy senior has sadly passed away at age 91. He was elevated to Legend status less than a month ago.

His great grandson Josh Kennedy will play his 250th game tonight for Sydney.

A sad day. RIP John Kennedy Snr Yellow heartBrown heart
Such an incredible figure within the football community and especially with the Hawks. Thank you for paving the way and making our club so great. Your legacy will always live on.

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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