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Kenneth Joseph Frazier

February 28, 1937 ~ May 14, 2019 (age 82)

Kenneth Joseph (Ken) Frazier Sr., 82, of New Kensington passed away on May 14, 2019. He was born February 28, 1937 in Pittsburgh, son of the late Matthew Perry and Luella Rodgers Frazier.

He was a resident of New Kensington for the past 80 years. Mr. Frazier spent six years in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of New Kensington. Mr. Frazier graduated from Ken-Hi in 1955 and was the owner of Memory Lane Flower Shop for 50 years, until his retirement in January of 2007. He was a member of Tyrian Lodge #644, F & A M, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Valley of Pittsburgh, Syria Shrine Center, Allegheny Valley Caravan #16, Three Rivers Clan #53, and the Shrine Directors Staff, where he served as treasurer for 13 years.

Ken enjoyed spending time with his family, vacations at the Ocean, traveling, collecting antique metal windup toys, and being active in his various organizations.

Ken is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years, Janet, and two children, Kenneth Joseph (Mary) Frazier Jr. of Glen Rock, PA, and Diane Lynn (Pete) Vescio of Lower Burrell; Two Grandchildren, Emma and Allison Vescio. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Dale (Penny) Olson of Peoria, AZ; niece, Bevan Olson Griebesland; nephew, Scott (Carolina) Olson, and their children, various cousins, and their families. His little Yorkie, Maggie, will miss him greatly.

A Viewing will be held on Friday, May 17th from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where a funeral service will be held at 8 PM with Rev. Wendy Keys officiating. A Masonic service will be held at 7 PM. Burial will be Private.

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