Kenneth Widrick, 79, Belleville

BELLEVILLE, NY — Kenneth Widrick, Belleville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2023, at Samaritan Medical Center. He was 79 years old.

He was born Oct. 15, 1943, in Lowville, NY, the son to the late Christian and Catherine Zehr Widrick.

Ken married Joyce Nutting on May 22, 1965. Joyce passed away Sept. 27, 2020.

He worked construction for several years; his favorite job was helping to build the Olympic Center in Lake Placid in 1980. He also worked part-time as a wingman for the Town of Ellisburg.

Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Michelle (Keith) Kirby; granddaughters, Nicole (Jeramy) Lowther, Ashley Kirby, a great-grandchildren, Elizebeth and Ethan Lowther, great-great-grandson, Grayson York; his siblings, Charles Widrick, Elsie (Joe) Mullin, Kathy (John) Cycrus and Donna (Jim) Holderman and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by a son, Michael, and a brother, Fred.

Ken enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, adventures to Canada and his grandchildren.

There will be no service held per his wishes.

In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Belleville Fire Department, PO Box 141, Belleville, NY 13611.

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