Kenneth “Ken” Lee Callen, 70, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away unexpectedly on May 8, 2019 at Conneaut Lake, PA.
He was born November 26, 1948 in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey to the late Harold E. Callen and the late Anna M. Kiley Callen.
Ken worked as a Nurse’s Assistant for the Veteran’s Administration retiring in 2006 after 15 years of service. Prior to that he dedicated 15 years at Spang &Co.
Ken was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved camping, golfing and boating but second only to spending time with his children and grand-children. He attended Allison Park Church, Butler Campus.
Ken was a big black and gold fan.
He loved Jeopardy, making people laugh and making new friends everywhere he went.
Ken was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post # 249 Butler, PA. He was also a lifetime member of the American Legion Post # 117 of Butler, PA.
Ken served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam War.
He is survived by his loving spouse Regina “Gina” A. Callen whom he married on February 18, 1983; three daughters, Amber L. (Ryan) Donnelly of Butler, PA, Amanda R. (Daniel) Gordon of Butler, PA and Beth Ann Steele (Todd) of Vandergrift, PA; one son, Robert E. (Jamie) Callen of Greensburg, PA; eleven grandchildren, Rachel Callen, Nathan Callen, Jackson Callen, Lilia Callen, Brittnea Gagen, Brianna Gagen, Madison Hughes, Evan Donnelly, Kadence Dunlap, Daniel Gordon, Patrick Gordon; four step-grandchildren: one brother, Charles J. (Polly) Callen of Pittsburgh, PA; two sisters-in-law, Penny and Chris MacGregor; one brother-in-law, John MacGregor and several nieces and nephews;
In addition to his parents, he preceded in death by his two infant twin sons; Kacey and Karl.
Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.