Kenneth Gardner

Kenneth Gardner

AGE: 66 • Jackson

Kenneth Gardner, 66, of Jackson, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Deborah Heart & Lung Hospital, Browns Mills. Born in New York City, he lived in Old Bridge before moving to Jackson 30 years. Ken was a carpenter for 30 years and was a member of the Carpenters Union Local 2018. He also served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Gardner was a member and Past Exalted Ruler of the Sayrewood Elks Lodge 2229 and was a member of the American Legion, Great Neck, NY.

He was predeceased by his father, John Gardner. Surviving are his children, Kenneth Gardner & his wife Nikki of Toms River, and Jennifer Lutrario and her husband Lou of Newark; his mother, Elizabeth Gardner of Jackson; his siblings, Robert Gardner of Lincroft, Gale Brickman of Nesconset, NY and Jack Gardner of Jackson; 2 grandchildren, Hailee and Lenny; his nephew, Brian Brickman of Brooklyn, NY; and his niece, Alanna Brickman of Nesconset, NY.

A Memorial Gathering will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, with a funeral service to be offered at 2:30 p.m. at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals DeBow Chapel, 150 West Veterans Hwy., Jackson. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 11, 2013