Obituary for George H. Kern
Reverend George Henry Kern, age 95 of Pennsville, NJ passed away peacefully on November 9, 2017. He was surrounded by his loving family. Reverend Kern was born in Woodbury, NJ on February 24, 1922.
He is survived by his devoted children, William of Gibbstown, Robert (Cynthia) of Delaware and Robin (Carmen) of Virginia Beach. Loving grandfather to Allyson, Donovan, Sawyer, Renee and Sean. Adoring great grandfather to five. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 67 years, Dorothy Hunt Kern in 2014. His grandson Michael also predeceased him in 2007.
Reverend Kern served the Plymouth Congregational Church in East Charleston, Vermont from 1986 - 1993. He and his wife Dorothy lived in Morgan, Vermont on beautiful Lake Seymour from 1978 - 1996 where they enjoyed many years of snowmobiling, boating, square dancing and numerous church activities. From 1996 - 2006, they split their time between Woodbury, NJ and Ocala Florida. George and Dorothy cherished their many lifelong friends they made along the way.
Prior to moving to Vermont full time, Reverend Kern and his wife resided in Gibbstown and Pennsville, NJ. He worked for the DuPont Company at the Deepwater Plant AZO Area for 34 years. He served as a volunteer fireman for the Gibbstown Fire Department and served fifteen years on the Gibbstown Board of Education. Reverend Kern also served as an Associate Pastor and on the board for Clonmell Methodist Church and on the Gibbstown Library Board.
A graveside service will be held for Dorothy and George at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers,
donations can be made to Clonmell Methodist Church or Arc of Gloucester County. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com