Kenneth Richard Sheffield “Kenny”, Age 63, passed away on March 26, 2021 at the Crozer Chester Hospital after a long, hard fought battle with cancer.
Kenny was born in Southwest Philly to Frank “Sheff”, and Margaret “Scotty” Sheffield., nee McCann. He survived by his LifeLong Partner, Kathy Stephano nee Abrams, his son Jesse, Kathy’s children, Nicole and Dennis, Grandson, Dylan Stephano, His sisters, Peggy Panichelli, Eileen Monioudis, Joanne Webster (Neil), Maryellen Thomas (Burt) and his brothers, Gary Sheffield (Donna) and Brian Sheffield, along with many nieces and nephews. His older brother, Frankie is previously deceased.
Kenny attended St. Clements then onto Interboro H.S. where he played football under Vince Papale. He was a large presence. When Kenny entered a room, you knew he was there. He was loud, generous, loving and very funny. He was a cook by trade and worked in a few places in Delco. over the year; Mr. T’s, Richetti’s Springfield Inn and most recently, Lehmans in Essington. He was an avid Flyers and Eagles fan. He loved fishing and spending time at the shore with his friends.
There is a benefit planned for him on April 17 at the Milmont Republican Club in Folsom, Pa. 2 pm til 6 pm. It is now a Celebration of his Life. Any proceeds from this benefit will be donated to Hospice and Saint Jude’s charity in Kenny’s name.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend his Memorial Visitation on Thursday after 4pm at Cavanagh Family Funeral Home, 301 Chester Pike, Norwood PA, 19074. Followed by a Memorial Service at 6 pm. He will be Interred at a later date.