Kenneth L. Prince
Cadis, N.Y.

Submitted by:
Reva Wagner

Published in the Daily Review on 7/26/2008.

Kenneth L. Prince, 92, a lifelong and well-respected resident of Cadis, Pa., passed away at his home on Friday, July 25, 2008.

Ken was born on April 6, 1916, at home in Cadis, a son of the late Myron Leon and Genevieve H. (Dewing) Prince. He attended school until the eighth grade in Cadis and was a graduate of Warren Center High School, class of 1933. Following high school Ken began his farming career and continued to operate the fourth-generation dairy farm.

He was a charter member of the Warren Township Volunteer Fire Company, where he served as secretary for 21 years. In addition, he was fire warden for more than 45 years, and served as justice and notary for more than 50 years to the community. Ken enjoyed hunting and music, and many will remember him as "Grandpa Jones" in the annual Hee Haw Show. He will be greatly missed by his community and fellow farmers.

Ken is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary (Sibley) Prince, and daughter, Esther Prince, both at home; sisters and brother-in-law: Eloise Newman of Warren Center, Pa., Ochlee and Tom Lee of Cadis, and Mary Demler of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and their families.

In addition to his parents, Ken was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Luann Prince, and a brother, Joseph A. Prince.

Funeral services for Ken will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 28, at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, N.Y. Interment will follow in the Nichols Cemetery. A period of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, at the funeral chapel and from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. on Monday. Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to the Warren Township Vol. Fire Dept., c/o Mr. Paul F. Moran Jr., Secretary, RR 2, Box 406, Rome, Pa. 18837, in loving memory of Kenneth L. Prince.

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