Obituary of Kenneth Brunt
Kenneth Brunt, 97, a life-long resident of Worcester Township, PA, passed away at home early Sunday morning, September 29, 2019. He and his wife, Lois (Landis) Brunt, observed their 72nd wedding anniversary on June 14th of this year.
Born January 4, 1922, in Worcester, PA, he was a son of the late Franklin and Catherine (Barthold) Brunt. He and his brothers were members of the Boys Scouts of America. He was a graduate of Lansdale High School where he was a member of the school’s baseball team. He served in the U. S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. He served in the Army of Occupation in Austria and received an honorable discharge in 1947 as a Technician 3rd Grade (Staff Sergeant).
Mr. Brunt was a machinist employed for over 45 years with Fisher & Porter Co. of Warminster, PA. He started working with Fischer & Porter after graduating high school in 1941 and enlisted in the service in 1944 to join the war effort. In 1947, he returned to Fischer & Porter and retired in 1987.
A life-long member of Wentz’s United Church of Christ of Worcester, PA, he enjoyed playing softball on the church’s softball team. He coached community little league baseball and youth basketball. He was an avid gardener and dedicated Philadelphia sports fan.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, R. Terence Brunt and his wife, Denise N. of Lansdale, PA, and Lawrence G. Brunt and his wife, Carol B., of Byram Township, NJ. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Nicole, Lauren and David; and six great grandchildren, Wyatt, Alexis, Aubree, Ethan, Robbie and Logan.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Clifford, Elwood and Donald Brunt; and a sister, Doris Keyser.
Family will receive friends for his viewing at R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 3440 Skippack Pike at Cedars Road, Skippack, PA from 6-8 pm on Friday, October 4, 2019, and again on Saturday from 9:30-10:15 am. The funeral service will then begin at 10:30 am at the funeral home with burial following at Wentz’s United Church of Christ Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.