Mildred C. Kennedy, a retired administrative assistant with the state Department of Assessments and Taxation, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 79.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Miss Kennedy was the daughter of Ambrose Kennedy, an insurance executive who was a congressman from 1932 to 1940.
She attended the Institute of Notre Dame and graduated from Mount St. Agnes High School in 1942.
After graduating from Eaton & Burnett Business College Inc., she worked as a secretary for the Veterans Administration. She retired in 1991 as an administrative assistant in the Department of Assessments and Taxation.
Miss Kennedy was an accomplished watercolorist and oil painter who enjoyed painting landscapes.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 103 Church Lane, Texas, Baltimore County.
Survivors include a brother, Jerome M. Kennedy of Bethesda; a sister, Mary K. Erskine of Timonium; and many nephews and nieces.