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Kenneth Robert Broadt

January 23, 1938 — November 11, 2022

Kenneth Robert Broadt

Kenneth R. Broadt, age 84, 51 Fowlersville Road, Bloomsburg died at his home on Friday evening, November 11, 2022, after an illness.

Born in Bloomsburg on January 23, 1938, he was a son of the late Robert C. and Elizabeth A. (Ney) Broadt. He was a lifelong resident of the Bloomsburg area and a 1956 graduate of Bloomsburg High School.

Ken was last employed by Jack Metzer Ford in Danville where he worked as the parts manager for 16 years before retiring in 2003. Earlier he was employed in a similar capacity at the former Housenick Ford dealership in Bloomsburg.

He was a member of the Lightstreet United Methodist Church. He also belonged to the Lightstreet Community Fire Co. and Fireman’s Relief Association.

Ken served with the U. S. Army during the Vietnam era and later served in the U. S. Army Reserves. He was a member of the Valley of Bloomsburg Post 273, American Legion.

Always active in the community, Ken helped to organize the Espy Community Park and was a Scott Township supervisor. He also was active in the Lightstreet Little League serving as a coach for many years. He loved baseball and was an avid Dodgers fan.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters: Wanda Pogozelski and Eleanor Shaffer.

Surviving is his wife, the former Shirley K. Young, with whom he observed their 62nd wedding anniversary on March 18, 2022; two sons, Brian R. Broadt and his wife Sara, Bloomsburg and Bradley H. Broadt, living at home; two grandsons: Jason and Zachary Broadt.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 1 p. m. in the Lightstreet United Methodist Church, 1640 Main Street, Bloomsburg, with his pastor, Rev. Rebecca Cuddeback officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Geisinger Hospice, 74 Schoolhouse Road, Danville, Pa 17821.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lightstreet United Methodist Church

Bloomsburg, PA

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