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Carole F. Kern, age 90, died January 23, 2018 in Southport, North Carolina. Originally from North Bergen, New Jersey, Mrs. Kern spent most of her life in Meadville, Pennsylvania, where she raised three children with her husband, novelist and Allegheny English Professor Alfred Kern.
Mrs. Kern held Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Education from Allegheny College. From 1964 to 1989, she taught second and sixth grades, primarily at First District Elementary School in Meadville. She was a founding officer of the teachers union, and a supporter of the Meadville Public Library.
Mrs. Kern was preceded in death by her husband (2009) and her grandson Patrick D. Quinn (2017). She is survived by her son Stephen F. Kern, daughter, Sheridan K. Mirziades, and sons-in-law, D. Robert Quinn and Demetrius N. Mirziades. She also leaves four grandchildren: Sarah C. Quinn, Riku Kern, Georgia Mirziades and Ourania Mirziades.
The family is grateful to Ms. Donna Maxwell and Bob Quinn for the help and support they provided to Mrs. Kern during the last years of her life.
Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.
Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.
Published on January 28, 2018
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