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Kenneth A.
Kenneth A. "Park" Pierson

November 23, 2018 - November 23, 2018
Born in Newton, New Jersey
Resided in Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania

Obituary

Kenneth A. “Park” Pierson, 80, of Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, died Friday, November 23, 2018, at Newton Medical Center.

Born and raised in Newton, Kenneth was a 1957 graduate of Newton High School. He moved to Dingmans Ferry in 2000. Kenneth held many positions for the former United Telephone Company, now known as Century Link, during his 43 years of service before his retirement in 2000. A member of the United Methodist Church of Dingmans Ferry, Kenneth was a former Fire Chief for Steamer Company No. 1 of the Newton Fire Department, a member of the Branchville Businessmen’s Club, and a member of Union 827 IBEW. He was a former wrestling coach for Lafayette Elementary School and a former baseball coach for the Newton Junior Athletic League. Kenneth also enjoyed hunting.

The son of the late Kenneth M. and Irene M. (nee Ayers) Pierson, Kenneth is survived by his wife, Patricia; his two children, Chris Pierson and wife, Terese, of Andover Township, and Colleen Rosica and husband, Todd, of Fredon Township; his two stepchildren, Dennis Pierson of Newton and Tonya Knaap of Sebring, Florida; and seven grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Fred Pierson of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, as well as his four sisters, Barbara Masi of Jamestown, North Carolina, Beverly Smith of Newton, Elizabeth Shelton of Franklin, and Marjorie Casterline of Newton.

A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. on Monday, November 26, 2018, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 26, 2018, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., with Firemen’s Services at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Methodist Church of Dingmans Ferry, 115 Myck Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Monday, November 26, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday, November 26, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Firemen's Service
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Monday, November 26, 2018
7:30 PM
Memorial Service
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Monday, November 26, 2018
8:00 PM





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