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Kenneth C. Amore

Kenneth C. Amore, 80, of Bethlehem Township passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at St. Luke’s Hospital.

Born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, Ken was the son of the late Salvatore and Josephine (Monteleone) Amore.

Ken was a graduate of Phillipsburg High School Class of 1959 and attended Rutgers University.  He operated his own power equipment business for 10 years before entering the automobile business.  He worked in the role of Service Director for several Lehigh Valley auto dealers over 40 years and retired in 2008.

Ken served his country honorably for 10 years in the Pennsylvania National Guard and achieved the rank of Sergeant First Class.

He and his wife, Nancykay (Stem) celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary in June 2022.

Ken loved and celebrated life.  He cherished spending time with his grandchildren and watching them grow.  He was an avid boater, spending many weekends throughout his life on his beloved Delaware River.  Ken and Nancy had a passion for travel, especially to Italy and the Jersey shore.  He had many friends and was always available to help anyone who needed a hand.  Fishing was a favorite pastime, particularly enjoying his annual fishing trips to Canada. 

He was an active member of the First United Church of Christ in Easton where he served on the Consistory as well as several church committees.

Surviving in addition to his wife are daughter, Kristen (Amore) Skillinge, and her husband, David, of Hellertown; son, Jeffrey Amore, and his wife, Nicol (Amatulli) of Bethlehem; grandchildren, Lauren and Jenna Skillinge; step-grandchildren, Alyssa and Angelo Villani; and sister, Kathy (Amore) Smith.

A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at 2:00 pm at First United Church of Christ, 27 N. Third St, Easton, PA 18042. The Finegan Funeral Home, Palmer Twp., Pennsylvania has been entrusted with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers it is requested that donations be made to the First United Church of Christ general fund in Ken’s memory.