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Lorin "Ken" K. Poole, Jr.

April 12, 1947 ~ May 30, 2021 (age 74)


Lorin “Ken” Poole Jr passed away on May 30, 2021 at the age of 74.

Ken was born in Akron, OH on April 12, 1947 to parents Lorin Sr and Oveita (née Baker).

He lived the majority of his life in southeastern PA in Concordville, Havertown, Oxford, and finally Boothwyn. He was a member of the first graduation class of Garnet Valley High School.

Ken proudly served in the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Saratoga from 1968 to 1971. After his military service, he worked as a printer for Congoleum where he was well known as a prankster and affectionately nicknamed “Professor.”

Ken had a lifelong passion for cars and after his retirement from Congoleum, he began working for Berrodin Auto Parts. He made new friends wherever he went and had a large network of friends and acquaintances. 

Ken is survived by his 4 children, Cris Lear (Jeff), Tracy, Jim (Terri), and Cara Witmer (Greg), his partner of over twenty years Terry Simeone, her three daughters Stacey Katona (Chris), Kimberly Keen (Josh), and Kelly Jordan (Ryan), and 8 grandsons (Brayden, Colin, Nathan, Hunter, Joel, Cullen, Chase, and Cameron). 

He is predeceased by his wife Jeanne (née Dulin), his parents, and his siblings Richard and Sharon.

Friends and family are welcome to come pay their respects at Ken’s Viewing 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Sunday, June 6, 2021 at the Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-431-9000. Interment will be private.

In his memory, donations can be made to the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association, 4599 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073,

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lorin "Ken" K. Poole, Jr., please visit our floral store.


June 6, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The Donohue Funeral Home - West Chester
1627 West Chester Pike
West Chester, PA 19382


Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association
P.O. Box 183, Newtown Square PA 19073

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