ANDOVER – Kenneth J. Bartow, Sr., 95, passed away on Thursday (July 21, 2022) at Jones Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
Mr. Bartow was born on April 23, 1927 in Huntington to Robert and Elizabeth (Burr) Bartow. On July 29, 1950, he married Hilda C. Vandermelen, who predeceased him on August 29, 2003.
Kenneth owned and operated a dairy farmer from the 1950’s until his retirement in 2008.
Ken is survived by two sons, Kenneth J. Bartow, Jr. of Wellsville and John K. (Wendy) Bartow of Andover; two sisters, Ann Steffens of Amityville and Betty (Ed) Mayer of Liberty, Maine; six grandchildren, Gordon, Ashley, Gregory, Theresa, Amanda and Dillon; and many great-grandchildren.
Ken enjoyed the life of a dairy farmer. He especially enjoyed working with the cows.
There will be a Celebration of Life ceremony on Friday (August 5) at 6:00 p.m. at Baker-Swan Funeral Home in Andover. Online condolences may be offered at www.baker-swan.com. © 2022 Baker-Swan Funeral Home.