Philip L. Kennison
Retired 30 year veteran U.S. Air Force,
Philip L. Kennison, 92, a 30 year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, died Thursday morning at his home in Chelmsford surrounded by his loving family.
He was the husband of the late Romaine D. (Carignan) Kennison who died in 2005.
Born in Bristol, CT, March 5, 1924, the son of the late Vinal W. and the late Constance J. (Boulier) Kenneson, he attended Terryville, CT schools and went on to attend the Armed Forces Institute College.
Philip entered the Armed Forces in 1940 and over a distinguished 30 year career, through three wars, he proudly served his country with honor and distinction, retiring as a CM Sgt.
In addition, he worked as a civilian with the Department of Defense.
Philip is survived by three daughters Romaine D. Sharpling of Whitehouse, TX, Cathy J. Levangie and Susan P. Kennison both of Chelmsford, MA; a son Philip L. Kennison, Jr. of Orlando, FL; two grandchildren Lisa Powell of Waco, TX and Crystal Levangie of Lowell, MA; four great grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a brother Vinal Kenneson of Chicopee, MA and a sister Ella Arsenault of FL.
At his request, private Funeral Services were held for the family. E-condolences at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to The Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – Lowell - (978) 458-8768.