Kenneth Matthias

Obituary of Kenneth Matthias

Kenneth L. Matthias, 85, a resident of Knowlton Twp., NJ, went to be with his loving wife, Mamie of 55 years. He peacefuly passed away in Morristown, NJ on May 24, 2018 , surrounded by his loving family.

He was a Railroad Agent Operator for 42 years at NJ Transit. Kenneth served in he 101St Airborne out of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky from 1949-1952. He was born in Union City, NJ on March 24, 1933 to Louis and Frances (Bopp) Matthias.

He is survived by a daughter Denise Bailey, her husband Leonard and 3 sons, Michael and wife Kris, Stephen Mark and Robert and wife Brenda, one brother Thomas, 6 grandchildren, Christine, Lauren, Jennifer, Brian, Courtney, Brad and five great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 5-8 PM, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ. A funeral service will take place at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 with interment to follow at Yellow Frame Cemetery, Route 94, Fredon, NJ.