Kevin Neary Obituary News: Well-known Philadelphian, Kevin Neary dies 12 years after being shot during robbery.
Kevin Neary, a well-known Philadelphian whose recovery from an attack that changed his life was an inspiration to his community, died on Monday, Feb. 20. His family posted on his website that he had passed away.
“We are deeply saddened to share that Kevin passed away this morning. Two weeks ago, Kevin fell ill with his third case of pneumonia within the last year. Unfortunately, despite excellent care at Riddle Hospital, his body did not respond to treatment. Kevin passed comfortably and without pain,” his obituary read.
“We know that you all share our heartbreak at this news. Beyond being a wonderful son and brother, Kevin has been a vibrant, caring, selfless, and positive presence in all of our lives.”
Kevin was shot during an armed robbery in the Northern Liberties in November 2011. His online bio says he was in his 20s at the time.
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