Kenneth G. Foberg, 77, of Stanhope, NJ, passed away on November 28, 2022 in Morristown, NJ.
Ken was born in Jersey City, NJ to the late Charles and Hattie (McCreery) Foberg on December 4, 1944. He attended Public School 27 in Jersey City before serving two years in the US Army’s transportation unit where he had the opportunity to visit Germany. Ken spent most of his career as a mechanic, retiring in 2013 from NJDOT. He enjoyed cars, racing, fishing, cracking jokes, listening to oldies music, and watching TV classics like Colombo. In recent years, he added baking and online shopping to his list of hobbies.
Ken is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara (Heller) Foberg of Stanhope, and children Steven (Lori) Seeley, Keith (Gina) Seeley, Melissa Palomba, and Julie Prex (Chris Brehm). He is also survived by siblings Charles Foberg Jr., Robert (Mickey) Foberg, and Violet Calabrese; grandchildren, Stephanie (Brian), Katie, Matthew, Amanda, Andrew, Adam, Ryan, Norah, Eliza, Rachel, Chris and two great grandchildren, Ethan and Olivia. In addition, Ken is survived by several in-laws nieces, nephews, and great friends.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Hattie, father Charles Sr., mother and father-in-law Geraldine and George Heller, brother-in-law Phil, and sister-in-law Colleen.
Memorial donations may be made to the COPD Foundation www.copdfoundation.org or Gift of Life Howie's House www.giftoflifehowieshouse.org.
Kenneth’s Life Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the funeral home. A Prayer Service will be held at 3:30pm at the funeral home.