Kenneth Robert Fry, of Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on Saturday, April 15, 2023. He was 63.
Born in Hanover on June 26, 1959 to the late Robert and Marion (nee Haug) Fry. Many in Hanover will remember Ken as he worked at Walmart. He always had a smile on his face and enjoyed seeing people everyday. He was a jack of all trades and loved to be helpful.
Survived by devoted wife Kimberly (nee Newell) of Hanover. Dear father of Christopher Fry of Hanover, Angela Fry (Alex Minner) and Cheryl Fry (Jordin Spiece) both of Owen Sound. Special grandpa of Connor, Vincent and Rayn. Fondly remembered by his siblings Debbie (Orland) Wilson, Lorne (Debby) Fry both of Hanover, Marlene (Rodney) Demerling of Brantford and Peter (Lorrie) Fry of R#3 Elmwood. Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents.
Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Visitation held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 2-4pm & 7-9pm. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 11:00 am. Pastor Lyndsay McGregor officiating. Cremation has taken place and private family Inurnment in Hanover Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
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Condolences to the family, so sorry for your loss.- Bud Halpin
My Condolences and Prayers to/for Ken's Family and Friends!
Ken's last message to me on FaceBook: ".. Trying to stay strong .. Some days hard . Will keep Jesus in my heart .. ". Ken had his priorities straight! His future is 'Secure'! I'm looking forward to visiting with him again! Fred Kabbes
So sorry to hear of Kens passing our love and prayers go out to Kens Family. Worked many years with Ken at interforest was a hard worker and not afraid to get in there and help anyone in need, he will be missed.- Don & Cathy Wright
I am so sorry to hear this! Our condolences to all of Kens family! Yes i remember Kens smile each time we seen each other at Walmart. Ken and my brother, John, were the best of friends! Now they are both in heaven chatting about the good old days!
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!
Brad and Colleen Yenssen
Our deepest sympathies to you and your families.
Sheila Jacobs & family
Our sincerest sympathies to Marlene, Lorne and all of their families. The Schwan and the Fry families grew up with our back yards facing each other.
Clare and Anne Schwan
Ken was a big part of my life growing up. He was an awesome brother-in-law, and I was so sad to learn of his untimely passing. I can still see him rolling down our driveway in his bright yellow Firebird, coming to help dad with one of the many projects around the house! He will be sorely missed. Sending my love and support to Kim, Christopher, Angela, Cheryl and the rest of the family. Rest in peace Ken,- Brian Newell
Sending our condolences and big hugs to all the Fry Family.
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Margaret and Garth Dickert
So very sorry to hear of Ken's passing. Ken was a kind and dedicated employee of Interforest. He was always interested in how you were, and took time to chat. Holding you all close at heart during this difficult time. Deepest sympathy to the Fry families.- Heather Grant
My deepest sympathy for your loss. Ken was a good and kind family man. Such a pleasure to know. Sending love and prayers.- Sandra McGinn
My deepest sympathies to the family. Ken was a joy to work with, both at Interforest and at Wal-Mart.
Always ready to lend a helping hand. Again, my heart goes out to the family.
SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO THE FRY FAMILY. TREASURE YOUR MEMORIES. THOUGHTFULLY RUTH & JOHN- RUTH & JOHN CHAPMAN
So sorry to hear about Ken's passing. It was a great pleasure to work with him. Ken always had a big smile on his face. Always friendly and helpful. He sure is missed by his Walmart Family.- Dagmar K
So very sorry to read about Ken's passing.
We send our love and prayers to Kim and family.
Dear friends and family.Sorry for your lose of a family member.
I remember Kenny as l worked with him many years at lnterforest Ltd.
many years ago.
He will be greatly missed by all who he had worked with.
To the family of Kenneth.
You have my sympathy.
So sorry to hear of Ken's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.- Steve and Heather Jackson
Ken was always a joy to see when I shopped at Walmart or did the bread shelves. Always had a smile on his face and was always friendly.
He will be missed greatly. My condolences to his family.
Rest in peace cousin. SUOTOS- fred fry
I AM VERY SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT KENNETH PASSING AWAY ON THE 15TH MY CONDOLENCE TO THE FRY FAMILY I KNOW ALL OF FRY FAMILY WE USE TO HANG OUT TOGETHER MY FAMILY AND THEIR FAMILY YOUR GOING TO MISSED I GO INTO WALMART AND ALWAYS HAS A SMILE NO FACE WELL R.I.P KEN WE WILL ALL MISS YOU HJGS TO BROTHERS AND SISTERS AND THERE FAMILYS ,- Kathy Bailey
So sorry to hear of Kens passing. Always had lots of chuckles with him. He was a wonderful co-worker. Sending hugs to the family.- Jim and Debbie Kaufman
So sorry to hear of Kens passing. Always had a chuckle with him. A wonderful co -worker. Will Miss him greatly. Sending hugs to the family.- Jim and Debbie Kaufman
My deepest sympathy to Ken's Loved ones, he will be missed!- Robert Gordon Murrdoch
To Kens family,
So sorry to hear of Kens passing.
Ken you were a great man to work with at Walmart. Your smile & laughter were contagious. You will be missed !
Kim, Christopher, Angela, Cheryl, Deb, Lorne, Marlene, Peter and families.
Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your beloved Ken a fantastic husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, and uncle. I will miss our chat sessions.
I know you will be on my shoulder watching over me when I'm riding. Till we meet again, rest easy dear cuz you will be missed.
Your Northern Cousins
Steve Fry (Kathy Evans), Susan Lysiwskyj (Randy Bukovec) and our families.
I had the pleasure of working with Ken and he will be missed terribly. Always happy and helpful never complaining. He was friendly, funny and knew alot about most things. I send prayers and love out to Ken's family. His pride was obvious whenever he spoke of any of you.
Ken will be missed so much. I love his smile, his attitude, just one great man. My heart goes out to his whole family. Cherish those fond memories.
Deepest sympathy, he will be missed. Alot of great years working with him at Interforest.- Tim McCulloch
So very sorry to hear of Ken's passing. Jim and Ken worked at Interforest together.- Jim and Kathy Armstrong
So sorry to hear about Ken's passing. Jim and Ken worked together at Interforest.
My condolences to all of Kens family and friends. Ken will be missed by so many. He was such a happy soul and was incredible to be around
Mr.Ken i will miss our convos we had and jokes we told. I am so grateful to have met you. You will be missed incredibly (Walmart csm) Sara
My condolences to family and friends. Ken was a great neighbor, and friend. He will be greatly missed.- Joannie pollard
Please accept my condolences.
He was an awesome man.