- October 31, 1921 - November 13, 2016
- Needham, Massachusetts
of Kenneth 's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Ken to the Needham Lions Club P.O. Box 617, Needham MA 02494 would be greatly appreciated.
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“Ken, Sorry to hear of the loss of your father. He was a good man and a good neighbor. My deepest sympathies go out to you.Brahm Rockwood
1 of 8 | Posted by: Brahm Rockwood - Needham, MA
“Wishing all, of your family peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. The God of all...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: L H - FL
“Very sad to learn tonight of Ken's passing. He was a guiding light to our Dad, Bob Mahoney who considered him to be the brother he never had. Thank...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Tricia Mahoney Mackoff & The Mahoney Family - MA
“On behalf of the members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2498, we are saddened by the loss of our comrade and friend, Ken. He was a life member of...Read More »
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“Ken was my beloved uncle! As a small child I recall his visits home from his service overseas, and still remember the stuffed toys he would bring...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Nelson - Hingham, MA
“On behalf of the Needham Lions Club we were honored to know Ken Lorey. In March of 2014 Ken received the Eye Research Sight Award from the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Barry Yogel - Needham, MA
“Ken, So sorry to hear about the loss of your dad . I know how close you were and of course we only have one dad but God let him remain with you for a...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: John Buckley - Fort Myers, FL
“Our thoughts & prayers go out to the familyKen is BIG ...HUGE.....he helped and influenced so many. He was GOD'S gift to us. He will never be...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Roberrt & Marie Carreiro - Boston, MA
Kenneth B. Lorey, of Needham passed away on Nov 13, 2016 at the Beth Israel Deaconess-Glover Hospital in Needham. He was 95.
Born and raised in Jamaica Plain, Ken graduated for Jamaica Plain High School in 1939 and served in the U.S. Army during WWII and participated in the D-Day invasion at Normandy and received 5 Battle Stars. Following the war Ken worked for Farrington Manufacturing in Jamaica Plain and in 1955 he graduated from Northeastern University. He went on to work as a salesman for Monroe Stationers and Printers for 27 years and had also worked part time as a Clerk for the US Post Office. He was a Past President and Treasurer of the Needham Lions Club, and a member of the Lt. Manson Carter Post VFW, the Fr. Daniel Kennedy Council 1611 K of C, and the Needham Retired Men's Club.
Ken was the husband of the late Ruth (Sears) and the late Marie (Patterson) and is survived by his son Kenneth S. Lorey of Boston and his sister Edna Roman of E. Milton. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be from the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave NEEDHAM on Fri Nov 18 at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Church, Needham at 10 AM. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Thurs 4-8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Ken to the Needham Lions Club P.O. Box 617, Needham MA 02494 would be greatly appreciated.