Kennedy Family Expecting Child #5 in Brigantine

Photo: Princeton Magazine

Brigantine resident [and former Congressman] Patrick Kennedy and his wife are expecting child #5.

The Kennedy family, announced that the baby is due Memorial Day weekend.

Both Patrick and his wife, Amy, don’t yet know whether it’s a boy or a girl.

Kennedy is 50 and Amy is 43. These St. Thomas parishioners already have their hands full with four kids already. 10-year-old Harper Petigout, 6-year-old Owen, 4-year-old Nora and 2-year-old Nell. 

Patrick and Amy [a Brigantine science teacher] were married in July 2011. Amy has over 15 years’ experience working in New Jersey public schools. She’s also the education director of The Kennedy Forum.

Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1994, and is the son of the late Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy and nephew of former President John F. Kennedy.

He co-wrote the New York Times best-selling book “A Common Struggle,” which chronicles Kennedy’s battle with bipolar disorder and addiction to prescription painkillers.

Additional Reading: Patrick Kennedy at Home in New Jersey