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December 23, 1942 - September 3, 2021
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Kenneth R. Beyers of the The Hideout, Lake Ariel, passed away peacefully on Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He was 78 years old.
Born in Stony Point, N.Y. on December 23, 1942, he was the son of the late Henry and Helen (Pitt) Beyers.
He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force. His early years were spent fishing, camping, traveling, and enjoying time with friends and family. After retiring in 1998 from a longtime career with the United Parcel Service, he moved to the Poconos where he loved to feed birds, garden, star gazing, square dance and enjoy morning coffee with his friends.
He was a kind, humble and humorous man that will be missed by all who knew him.
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 6 years Judith Beyers, his 8 children Kenny Beyers and wife Karen of Boca Raton, FL, Kathleen McGinnis and husband Mitchell of Middletown, NY, Michael Beyers and wife Kimberly of Washingtonville, NY, Meredith Beyers of Middletown, NY, Gregory Beyers and wife Peggy of Selma, NC, Douglas Beyers and wife Heather of Wilton, CT, Valerie Kirk and husband Shaun of Matamoras and Andrew Beyers of Scranton; his 19 grandchildren that were his whole world: Kaitlyn, Matthew, Kourtney, Steven, Michelle, Bradley, Bryan, Michaela, Tamara, Destiny, Lexi, Liam, Ryleigh, Darien, Heath, Shane, Noah, Dean and Lincoln; his loving sister Bonnie Swanson and husband Dale of Houston, Texas and many nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends that meant everything to him.
Ken was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Robert Beyers, and many lifelong friends and family.
Services are scheduled for Saturday, September 18th, at the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton, to begin with a 4:00 PM blessing service to conclude with full military rites by the AMVETS Honor Guard. Family and friends may pay their respects at the funeral home from 2 – 4:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Kenneth’s name to the American Heart Association c/o PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.