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Kenneth E. Spiess Jr.

March 14, 1953 — March 20, 2024

Lincoln University, PA

Kenneth E. Spiess Jr.

 Kenneth Earl Spiess, Jr., age 71, of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, passed away on March 20, 2024, at Riddle Hospital in Media, PA. Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of the late Kenneth E. Spiess Sr. and the late Rose Marie (Schaller) Spiess.  

 Kenn was a 32nd Degree Mason of the Masonic Lodge of Lafayette #14 of Wilmington, Delaware. He was a member of Nur Shrine.  Kenn was a Past Director of Royal Order of Jesters #164. 

 Kenn worked his whole career for Acme Markets in a variety of capacities.  He worked in the bakery department and as a store manager, produce manager, and frozen food manager.   

 Kenn was kind and loving, he was always known to be the life of the party.  He will be remembered for his love of spending time with his family and friends, cooking, music, going to concerts, skiing, vodka, softball, and watching his favorite Philadelphia sports teams, the Phillies, Flyers, and Eagles.  He will be missed for his sense of humor and delicious spareribs.  

 Kenn is survived by four sons, Greg Spiess (Sasha) of Kennett Square, PA, Andrew Spiess (Kelly) of Claymont, DE, Brad Spiess of Wilmington, DE and John Porto (Danielle) of Oxford, PA; one daughter, Mary Silva (Bryan) of New Freedom, PA; one brother, Brian Spiess (Susanne) of Claymont, DE; thirteen grandchildren, Aalyna, Haylie, Drew, Vincent, Jayla, Nicholas, Sienna, Caleb, Gemma, Mason, Aiden, Benjamin, and Karmina; and two nieces Heather Spiess and Isabella Spiess.  Kenn was predeceased by his wife, Geraldine (Murtha) Spiess, with whom he shared 27 years of marriage and a grandson, John Porto Jr. 

 You are invited to visit with Kenn’s family and friends from 10:00 – 11:00 am on Friday, April 5, 2024, at First Baptist Church of Kennett Square, 415 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. His service will follow at 11:00 am.  Interment will be held privately.  Contributions in his memory may be made online to Shriner’s Hospital for Children or checks can be mailed to: Shriners Children's, Attn:  Shriners Children's, PO Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394. 

 Arrangements are by Matthew J. Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. (484-734-8100) of Kennett Square.  To view Kenn's online tribute, and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.griecofunerals.com 


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