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Kenneth L. Collister

November 20, 1945 ~ March 20, 2021 (age 75)

Obituary Notice

Kenneth L. Collister, 75, of Roaring Branch, Pennsylvania, passed away at home on Monday, March 20, 2021, while surrounded by his family.  Kenneth Larue was born November 20, 1945 in Blossburg, PA to the late Gordon and Viola (Vroman) Collister. On July 18, 1964 he married the former Kay McNett in Ralston, PA. They shared 56 wonderful years together and raised three sons and a daughter. Kenneth was no stranger to hard work, a quality he passed down to his children. Ken was employed by Ward Manufacturing for 47 years until his retirement. During his employment with Ward, he also worked driving truck for the former Vermilya Trucking in Canton for many years.


Kenny was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and cutting firewood. Kenneth liked to pass the time playing board games and spending time with his wife Kay.  


Besides his parents he was predeceased by sisters; Lynn Williams and Virginia Lord, and a sister-in-law; Sue Collister.


Surviving are his wife; Kay (McNett) Collister; children; Paula (Jeff) Lloyd, Ken Collister Jr. all of Troy, Jason (Joann) Collister and Jeremy Collister all of Blossburg, 10 grandchildren, three step grandchildren, three great grandchildren, brother; Gordy Collister sisters; Ruth Ann (San) Merrick and Joan Edwards brother-in-law; Tom Williams, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.


Maintaining to Kenneth’s wishes, there will be no services.  In lieu of flowers, consider a memorial donation in his name to the Roaring Branch United Methodist Church.  Arrangements are in the care of Pepper Funeral Home and Cremation Facility, Inc. of Canton.  Please share memories and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.


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