Kenneth Nelson Werner, Jr. passed away at home in Blairstown, NJ on December 14, 2018. He was born September 27, 1938 in Washington, NJ to Kenneth and Helen (Snyder) Werner. He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Irene Adele (Faraday) Werner, a son, Brian Scott Werner, and two brothers, Floyd and Albert Werner.
Kenneth attended school in Washington, NJ and served in the US Navy. He worked as a truck driver for many years at Sakrete in Kenvil, NJ and Roadway Express in Tannersville, PA. He served on the Frelinghuysen Township Board of Education. Ken also coached the Frelinghuysen Comets Little League baseball team and was the timekeeper for Frelinghuysen School's recreation programs.
He is survived by two sons, Kenneth and wife, Sharon, Bill and wife, Deborah, and one daughter, Susan Grillo and husband, Rocco. He has ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Judith Beers of Phillipsburg, NJ and Esther Wilhelm of Silver Springs, FL.
Period of visitation will be held Monday, December 17, 2018, from 5 to 8 PM at the Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Pequest Union Cemetery, Great Meadows.