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Obituary for Kenneth Phelps

Kenneth F. Phelps, 83, died Friday, January 26, 2018 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

He was born August 05, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey to the late James and Edith (Bachelor) Phelps. He lived in North Brunswick and was previously from Union and Belleville.

Kenneth Served in The U.S. Army in The 4th Armored Division - 504th Aviation Company. He was an electrical engineer for RCA, GE, and Harris Semiconductor in Somerville and BAE in Wayne, NJ. He also owned Phelps Air Conditioning. He was a parishioner of St. Augustine of Canterbury Church. He was also a member and past president of RSES at the Middlesex County Vocational & Technical Schools at the Piscataway Campus. Ken enjoyed model airplanes and could fix anything.

Mr. Phelps is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Kathleen Phelps of North Brunswick; his sons, Kenneth Phelps and his wife Connie of North Brunswick and Keith Phelps and his granddaughters, Emma and Ava.

Visitation will be held at Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton Street, Somerset, NJ 08873 on Monday, January 29th from 2-4 P.M. and 7-9 P.M.

Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church. Burial will follow at Restland Memorial Park in East Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children or The USO.
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