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Kenneth D. Alderson

January 2, 1943 ~ June 4, 2021 (age 78)

Obituary

Kenneth D. Alderson, 78, of Washington died, Friday, June 4, 2021 in Premiere Washington Health Center.

He was born January 2, 1943 in Canonsburg, a son of Clare and Nellie Mae Bird Alderson.

Mr. Alderson was a 1960 graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School and studied electronics technology at Allegheny Institute of Technology.

Ken was a member of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard for three years from February 1964 to February 1967.

He was employed as a test technician for RCA in Meadow Lands and Gibbsboro, NJ and then Axera in Lawrence for over 45 years, retiring in 2015.

Mr. Alderson was a member of the Fountain of Life Church in Washington and a former member of the American Legion.

Ken was an ordained minister and a collector of all types of electronics, coins, watches, trains and knives.

On April 8, 1965, he married Kathleen Henderson who survives.

Also surviving are a son, Jeffrey Alderson of Washington; a daughter, Christine Kovacich of Hagerstown, MD; a grandson, Shane Kovacich; and an aunt, Jean Stanko of Canonsburg.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Tuesday in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 9, 2021 with Rev. George Relic officiating.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 8, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Visitation
Tuesday
June 8, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 9, 2021

11:00 AM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

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