AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Kenneth J. Whitehouse, Sr., 81 of Austintown, passed away in the early evening of Thursday, September 28, 2023 at Mercy Health Center.

He was born to parents, William R. Whitehouse and Rose M. (Takach) Whitehouse on October 4, 1941 in Youngstown, Ohio.

Kenneth enlisted in the Marine Corps on October 12,1959 where he spent eight years serving his country before his honorable discharge in October of 1967.

After his time in the Marines, Kenneth went on to earn his associate degree and did electronic repairs for 50 years.

During this time, he married the love of his life, Donna J. (Creese) Whitehouse, with whom he celebrated 62 years of marriage and raised three children before his passing.

Kenneth enjoyed being a member of his local gun club and spending time with his family. He leaves behind those to cherish his memory; his wife, Donna; his two children, Tamara L. Whitehouse (William Tedder) and Timothy (Myung) Whitehouse; his three grandchildren, Donna Marie Huskins, Ronald (Kimberly) Monsen and Adam Monsen and his great-grandchildren, Amelia Monsen, Abigail Squires and Rylee Squires.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his mother, Rose; his father, William and his son, Kenneth J. Whitehouse, Jr.

Per the family wishes, there will be no services.

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