Kenneth J. VanBuren, passed away on January 22, 2020. He was born in Lockport, NY on October 21,1936 to the late Clifford and Dorothy (Roszman) VanBuren.
Ken was a 1954 graduate of Akron Central High School. He worked as an engineer at Harrison Radiator and retired from GM. He was almost a 60 year member and past master of the Gasport Masonic Lodge 787 where he served as the Grand Master in 1972. He was a licensed pilot, avid reader, and enjoyed his yearly trips to Black Lake.
Loving husband of Marion (Wolter) VanBuren; beloved father of Kevin VanBuren, Kyra (Jay) Sheehan, Allan (Lisa) VanBuren and Brian (Lisa) VanBuren; cherished grandfather of Chelsea, Courtney, Cameron, Jordan, Erica, and Miranda VanBuren. He is also survived by sister-in-law, Shirley Walters and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his first wife, Jane (Barnes) VanBuren in 1972 and brother-in-law, Donald Walters.
Friends and relatives may call from 10 to 11 AM on Saturday, February 1 at St Michael’s Lutheran Church, 6377 Wolcottsville Road where a Funeral Service will take place at 11 AM. Burial will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery.
Arrangements were made by Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC