Kenneth A. Gourley
Kenneth A. Gourley
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Kenneth A. Gourley, "Ken" of Glenside, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 75 years old.

Ken was born in Philadelphia, the son of the late Herbert S. and Dorothy (Hirsch) Gourley.

He was a 1964 graduate of William Tennent High School. Ken worked for the Budd Manufacturing Company and later in the gourmet foods business, employed by Tommy T's Cut Above, until his retirement in 2010.

Ken cherished time spent with family and friends. He always took a genuine interest in others and had a remarkable memory from conversations.

He enjoyed reading, attending classic car shows, and working in his yard. A talented track athlete as a young man, Ken loved attending his sons' cross country and track meets.

Ken is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Kathleen E. Thomas. He is the loving father of Robert A. Gourley (Alison) of Fleetwood, PA, and Steven T. Gourley of Doylestown, PA. He is the dear grandfather of Ryan and Julianna. Ken is the brother of Dorothy Slane (Gerald) of Lansdale, PA, and Linda Gourley of Warminster, PA.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, January 14, 2022, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM at the Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, 1111 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA 19002. Ken's funeral service will follow at 11:30 AM.

Donations in Ken's memory to the Wills Eye Foundation (Fund For Vision) https://www.willseye.org/giving/fund-for-vision or Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County https://bbbsbc.org/donate would be appreciated by the family.

Tributes and photos may be shared at www.UrbanFuneralHome.com

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Ambler, Pennsylvania 19002
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K Kieran & Maria, Chris, Erin, Avery & Hudson on Jan 13, 2022

Sending you all our love at this difficult time. With deepest sympathy,Thinking of You was purchased for the family of Kenneth A. Gourley "Ken" by Kieran & Maria, Chris, Erin, Avery & Hudson.

m marjorie gries on Jan 13, 2022

Ken was our next door neighbor and a friend to myself and everyone in my family. He was always kind and helpful to all of us in so many ways. We will miss him so much as even today I can hear him say…..Hi Marge how are you doing ?….Rest peacefully Ken

P Peter Smith and Lindsay Dalrymple on Jan 12, 2022

With deepest sympathy.Memorial Tree was purchased for the family of Kenneth A. Gourley "Ken" by Peter Smith and Lindsay Dalrymple.

D Dave Gries on Jan 10, 2022

What a Blessing to have such a kind neighbor . I will always enjoy our evening talks ,sharing newspaper articles and your expert advice on gardening ,landscaping and life in general. Peace be with You and Peace to all the Gourley Family

M Marion and Kent Smith on Jan 10, 2022

Our warmest condolences,Courage was purchased for the family of Kenneth A. Gourley "Ken" by Marion and Kent Smith. A tree was also planted in memory of Kenneth A. Gourley "Ken"

L Love, the Slanes, Bittners and Lamms on Jan 6, 2022

Our thoughts and prayers are with you today . Love , Mike and Angie Slane, Katie and Chris Bittner, Melissa and Mike Lamm and children.Florist Choice Bouquet was purchased for the family of Kenneth A. Gourley "Ken" by Love, the Slanes, Bittners and Lamms. A tree was also planted in memory of Kenneth A. Gourley "Ken"

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