Mary Irene Kennedy, 89. Beloved wife of the late Joseph R. Kennedy; loving mother of Robert Kennedy, Patricia (Ray) Weitz, Mary Ahrens, James R. (Pam) Kennedy, Judy (Ralph) Mols, Barbara Motta, and Dan (Pat) Kennedy; cherished grandmother of Valerie, Ron, Charles, Kimberly, Michael, Patty, Judy, Diane, Raplh, Robert, Denise, Tammie, Richard, Laurie, Erin, Joe, Mary, Angelo, Dan, Shaun, Tim, Brian, Kelly; great-grandmother of 30; dear sister of Peggy (the late George) Best and the late John King. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday 9:30 a.m. from Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine, to St. Theresa Church for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation Friday 3 to 9 p.m. 847-359-8020.