Kenneth C. Hathaway, 85, of Rochester passed away at Alden Court Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center on January 12, 2013 after a long illness. He was the husband of Clara E. (Weigel) Hathaway.
Mr. Hathaway was born in Northbridge, MA, son of the late William and Ethel (Brightman) Hathaway, and resided in Rochester most of his life. He was a U.S Army veteran of WW II. He was employed, for 42 years, by the Acushnet Company until his retirement and continued to work as a self-employed welder. He served as a Lieutentant for the Rochester Fire Department. He was one of the 1st organizers of the 6th grade school ski trip for Rochester Memorial School. He enjoyed skiing, sailing, swimming, bicycle riding, and roller blading. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
In addition to his widow, he is survived by 6 sons: Kenneth, Jr. and his wife, Deborah, Mark and his wife, Elizabeth, Robert and his wife, Janet, Stephen and his wife, Michele, Malcolm and his wife, Diane and Timothy Hathaway; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend:
A memorial service at the First Congregational Church of Rochester, 11 Constitution Way, Rochester on Saturday, January 19,2013 at noon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nurses and staff of Alden Court for all their care and support.