Kenneth McClaren, 66 of Little Egg Harbor, NJ passed away on Wednesday December 23, 2020. Kenneth was born in Newark, NJ and has resided in Little Egg Harbor for 37 years. Kenneth graduated from East Brunswick High School and worked as an Assistant Pastry Chef for Trump Plaza. He played the Banjo for “The Accidental Jug Band” along with childhood friend Sue Clark, where he met many more wonderful friends. Ken will be missed by all that knew him. He was a teddy bear and made many memories with his loving personality.
Kenneth was predeceased by his father Kenneth E. McClaren.
He is survived by his loving wife Rose, mother Mildred McClaren, daughter Heather Greenlee, his Mack, and her husband Gordon, daughter Janet Perez, who he always called “kid”, and her husband James, son Kenneth McClaren III, his one and only baby boy, and his wife Jessica, sister Linda Nordstrom and her husband Carl, 3 brothers Robert McClaren and his wife Grace, Bill McClaren and his wife Margaret and Andy McClaren and his wife Theresa, grandson Haiden Greenlee who was his pride and joy, granddaughter Jada Perez who was his little sunshine, aunt Beverly Ardis, 10 nieces, 3 nephews, his “bonus brothers” Tommy Orlando and Tim O’Mara and many neighborhood friends that became family.
Cremation will be held privately.