Edward Kern Sr.
1936 - 2021
BORN
1936
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Redmond Funeral Home Inc
524 High St
Freeport, PA
Edward Hardy Kern Sr., 84, of Sarver, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford. Hardy was born in Port Arthur, Texas, Nov. 11, 1936, a son of the late Ruth (Williams) and Howard Kern. Hardy received a full academic scholarship to Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He moved to the Sarver area and took a position with Westinghouse Electrical Mechanical Division in Cheswick. He was employed as a naval nuclear mechanical engineer for 31 years, retiring in 1994. Hardy enjoyed woodworking, restoring old clocks and spending time at his house on Treasure Lake. Hardy loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Hardy is survived by his wife of 58 years, Christine H. (Sarek) Kern; two sons, Edward Hardy Kern Jr., of Buffalo Township and Jason S. (Michelle) Kern, of McDonough, Ga.; and grandchildren, Edward Hardy (Amanda) Kern III, Kelsey Kern, Leah Kern, Jace Kern and Logan Kern. He is also survived by a sister, Tessie Conner, of Port Neches, Texas; and a brother, Larry Kern, of Groves, Texas. Hardy was preceded in death by his sister, Helen Peveto; sister-in-law, Laura Kern; and his brother-in-law, Leo Conner. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, in the REDMOND FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 High St., in Freeport. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, with Father Paul Kuppe O.M.F. Cap. officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery Freeport. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or Orphans of the Storm, 11878 Pennsylvania 85, Kittanning, PA 16201. To send a condolence, visit www.redmondfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published by Tribune Review on Sep. 27, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
28
Visitation
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Redmond Funeral Home Inc
524 High St, Freeport, PA
Sep
28
Visitation
7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Redmond Funeral Home Inc
524 High St, Freeport, PA
Sep
29
Funeral service
11:30a.m.
Redmond Funeral Home Inc
524 High St, Freeport, PA
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My sincerest condolences to Mrs. Kern and the extended Kern family.
Beth Wozniak Christina
September 29, 2021
So very sorry our thoughts and prayers to the family. Hardy will be missed have known the family for many years. A friend and neighbor may he Rest In Peace
Brad and bonnie Waltenbaugh
September 27, 2021
Christine - You are in my prayers - Hardy was a wonderful husband and father .
Gail Enciso
September 27, 2021
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