Kenneth G. Kern 12/24/1929 - 5/19/2021

Kenneth G. Kern, 91, of Macungie, passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joan (Hagerdon) Kern. They celebrated their 68th wedding April 4th.  Kenneth was born in Lehighton a son of the late Guy and Marjorie (Walsh) Kern.  He graduated from South Whitehall High School in 1947.  He was a credit manager for Bally Case and Cooler, Inc. for 26 years before retiring in 1995.  Kenneth served his country as a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Trojan Alumni Varsity Club and the National Association of Credit Managers. Kenneth was an active member of the Coopersburg Moravian Church for over 30 years.  He and his wife Joan enjoyed traveling and had many wonderful adventures.  Their favorite adventure was an eight-day rafting trip down through the Grand Canyon.  Kenneth had a passion for scenic photography, painting, and Jazz music.  He enjoyed dancing with Joan, his lifetime love, and was always considered the life of the party. Kenneth enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his two grandchildren. He will be remembered as quite the character by all who were fortunate enough to have met him.

Survivors: Wife; daughters, Sharon, and her husband Glen Azis, Kathy and her husband Robert Mauthe both of Center Valley; grandchildren, Ryan and his wife Diana Mauthe of Boynton Beach, Florida; Jillian and her husband Todd Scott of Scottsdale, Arizona; great-granddaughter Caroline Mauthe and soon to be great-grandson and namesake Kenny.

Services: A private celebration of Kenneth’s life will be held by his family. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com.

Contributions: National Parks Conservation Association Attention: Membership Department 777 Sixth St. NW Suite 700 Washington DC 20001.


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