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Kenneth W. Booher

Born: Tue., Apr. 12, 1927
Died: Tue., Feb. 22, 2011

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Mr. Kenneth W. Booher, 83, of Freeport, passed away at 12:50 AM, Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 while in the company of family members at Alle-Kiski Medical Center in Harrison Twp. Kenneth was born in Freeport on April 12, 1927, the son of the late Frank and Ethel (Beers) Booher. He served in the U.S. Army in WW II. Kenneth was a boiler house operator at Freeprt Terminal before retiring in 1992. Prior to his employment at Freeport Terminals he and his bothers owned Booher Brothers Construction Company in Freeport. He was a member of the Freeport VFW, and enjoyed building furniture, woodworking, and restoring and building boats. Ken was very proud of a complete restoration he had done on an old wooden cabin cruiser. He loved being on the Allegheny River, and going for rides in the country with his wife.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years Dorothy N. (Ward) Booher. His son, Frank D. (Margie) Booher of Freeport; 2 daughters Debra (Ron) Roush Sr. of Sarver, and Tina (Mike) Venderlic of Freeport; 5 grandchildren Jamie (Kurt) Strazzer, Duane (Amy) Booher, Shawn Booher, Ronald (Chasidy) Roush, Jr., and Matthew Roush; 2 sisters Patsy Painter of Natrona Heights, and Janet Dunn of Girard, OH. He is also survived by 6 great-grandchildren

Kenneth was preceded in death by 2 brothers Walter and Earl Booher, and his infant sister Helen Booher

Family and friends are being received on Thursday Feb 24th from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday Feb 25th in the funeral home at 11:00 am. Burial will be held in Freeport Cemetery Freeport, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made to
Freeport Area Library 428 Market St. Freeport, PA 16229
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 333 East Carson Street, Suite 441, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
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Paul and Cyndee O'Malley White

To Debbie and your entire family,



You have our sympathy in the loss of your father. May your memories of him bring you comfort. We thank Ken for his service to our country as a part of The Greatest Generation.



Sincerely,

Paul and Cyndee White

Sarasota, FL


Jackie Wolfe

To my dear friend Tina, and her family. I extend my deepest sympathy. Your dad was truely a dear man. The town of Freeport will surely miss him...

christietressler@yahoo.com;

Deb (Ron), Tina (Mike), Frank ( Marge) and families,



I am saddened to hear of your loss. I know how difficult it is to lose a parent. As you know recently having lost both of my parents I still have times where certain things will bring them to my memory and so much still reminds me of all the good times we had. I will always miss them, however I know that we will be together one day in heaven. My heart is with you all and I will be praying with for you! Love you all! Chris (& Pete) Tressler (Phoenix, Arizona)


Martha Belle Heim Thompson

So sorry to see you lost Ken after all these years, Dorothy. I was the one that your Aunt Bertha raised and I now live in McGill, Nevada. Hope you are getting by without your beloved Ken. Love to the family, MarthaBelle



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