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Kenneth J. Tirella

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Kenneth J. Tirella

AGE: 74 • Lanoka Harbor

Kenneth J. Tirella, 74, of Lanoka Harbor, Lacey Township, passed away at home on November 9, 2016 with his children at his side.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 300 Lacey Road, Forked River NJ. Visitation will also be held on Saturday the 12th between 9:00AM and 10:00AM at Layton's Home For Funerals, 250 West Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ.

Ken was born in Bronx, NY on January 12, 1942. He graduated from Evander Childs High School and New York School of Mechanical Dentistry. Ken served in the US Army for six years.

Ken owned and operated Kenny Dental Laboratory in Bronx, which later moved to Pomona, New York for twenty years. In 1985 he moved with his family to Lanoka Harbor, where he worked for the Lacey Township School District until July 2000.

For many years he was an active member of St. Boniface Church in Ramapo NY. He enjoyed crabbing and old movies.

He is preceded in death by his father Joseph, mother Florence (Wheeler), and his sister Jo-Ann Moschitta.

Ken is survived by his children; Scott, Carrie Campanile and Shannon Giordano; and his grandchildren Ryan, Jack, Antonette, Grace, Megan, Joseph and Gabriella.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Meridian Hospice, 1345 Campus Parkway, Suite A2, Neptune, NJ 07753. Please visit for additional information.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 11, 2016
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