George R Kerens

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George R Kerens

February 22, 1943 - September 09, 2018

George R. Kerens, 75, of Union Township passed away the evening of Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at his residence.
Born on Feb. 22, 1943 in Glady, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Carl and Mary Ellen Vance Kerens.
On Aug. 31, 1967, he married his beloved wife, the former Joyce Johnson, and the two of them spent 46 years together until she preceded him in death on Sept. 30, 2013.
George had worked as a crane operator for LTV Steel and later worked as a truck driver for Reliable Lumber.
He served his country as a member of the Army during the Vietnam Era.
He was a member of Nashua Orthodox Presbyterian Church.
George is survived by his children, Kimberly Cannaday and husband, Anthony, and Douglas Kerens, both of Edinburg; brothers, Dale Kerens of Elkins, West Virginia, and Glenn Kerens of Glady, West Virginia; sister, Grace Shiflett of Middletown, Ohio; and grandchildren, Jorgen Kerens and Matthew Cannaday.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by brothers, Harold Kerens and Richard Kerens; and sister, Hilda Kerens.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Nashua Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 6893 State Route 551, Edinburg.
Memorial services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday at the church, officiated by Pastor Patrick Ramsey.
Interment will take place in Graceland Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting
Published on September 12, 2018
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5 posts

Joe Caravella
Sep 17, 2018
Sorry for your loss it...It was great working with you at the lumber yard...We had such good times...Rest in Peace Buddy! Love You Always n Forever..Your The Man.
Julie Ulbricht
Sep 16, 2018
RIP Friend In Loving Memory Soar High Angel
Sep 13, 2018
Doug and family, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. I will always remember the talks and laughs we had, and how kind he was to me. Rest in Peace, George
Leann Exley
Sep 13, 2018
George was like a 2nd father to me and was the grandfather my boys never had. Very saddened by the news of his passing, Joyce was there to welcome him home, this I’m sure of. Prayers to the family, including Kim and Doug.
Denise Richman
Sep 13, 2018
I am so sorry to hear about George. He was such a nice man. My prayers go out to his family. I am so sorry. Rest in Peace George.