Richard A. Kennan of Enfield, Conn. died on Feb. 16. He was 64.

He was born on May 17, 1957 in Oak Bluffs, the loving son of the late Robert and Judith Allen Kennan. He enjoyed a long career of 26 years as a maintenance supervisor at SWM International (SCAPA). He was an avid fan of the Red Sox and Patriots and enjoyed fishing. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren.

Richard is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Patricia McKinstry Kennan; children Audrey Dumais and her husband Jean-Paul of Enfield, Conn., Jason Kennan and his wife Amanda of Vernon, Conn., and Brendan Kennan and his significant other Sheila Eatmon of Somers, Conn.; grandchildren Marissa and Nathan Dumais, Paige, Donovan and Brodie Kennan, and Byran and Braden Kennan and their mother, Stacy McCaffrey. He is also survived by his brother Robert Kennan Jr. of Bristol; his sister Heidi Rydzewski and her husband Matt of Vineyard Haven; mother in law Catherine McKinstry; brothers in law John McKinstry and his wife Kathy, Raymond McKinstry and his wife Ann Marie, Terrence McKinstry and his wife Gail, Alan McKinstry and his wife AnneMarie, and Daniel McKinstry and his wife, Monique; aunts and uncles Robert and Maria Allen, Joyce Allen and Erland Kennan; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers William, Ronald and Eric, and his father in law, John McKinstry.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for calling hours on Tuesday, Feb. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels in Enfield, Conn. A service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.