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Kenneth M. Chordas
October 24, 1936 ~ September 6, 2020 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Kenneth M. Chordas, 83, of Old Bridge, passed away on Sunday, September 6th in Old Bridge.
Born and raised in Perth Amboy, Ken moved in South River in 1966 and settled in Old Bridge in 2016. Ken who was known as "Ben Buff" to his friends was an outstanding baseball and football player during his years in Perth Amboy High School. For more than 20 years, he worked as a chemical operator for Hercules Inc. of Parlin. He was an avid fan of both the New York Giants and Yankees and a collector of sports memorabilia. Ken loved The Beatles and much more of the sixties and seventies era music. He also enjoyed taking care of his vegetable gardens and spending time at the Jersey Shore. Most of all, Ken was an amazing father and grandfather who loved taking his children to New York City to Shop at Macy's during the Christmas season as well as going to plays and operas.
He is survived by his children, Lauren Anne Chordas of South Carolina, Kendra Ferrari and her husband David of North Carolina and Darryl Chordas of Delaware; his sister Linda Molnar; his grandchildren, Daniel, Trevor, Kenneth, Elizabeth, Jared, Nicole and Christian, and; many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will begin with an 11:00 AM Mass from Ukrainian Assumption Church, Perth Amboy on Friday, September 11th, followed by burial in the Church Cemetery in Hopelawn. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions placed on gatherings and activities, all current guidelines are to be observed during visitations, including the use of face coverings and social distancing.