Johnson Walton Funeral Home

Ethel A. Kern

Ethel A. Kern

Ethel A. Kern, 87, of Hamilton, NJ passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton Township, NJ.

Born March 20, 1935, in Easton, PA, Ethel grew up in Holland Township, NJ and lived in Lakewood, NJ and Trenton, NJ before moving to Hamilton Township, NJ about 15 years ago. She graduated from Frenchtown High School and Churchman Business School in Easton, PA. Ethel was an Executive Assistant for the State of New Jersey for many years before retiring. She enjoyed flowers and loved to garden. Ethel also enjoyed keeping in touch with her dear friends from high school. Ethel was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Hamilton, NJ and a member of her community’s garden club.

Daughter of the late Burton W. and Thorhild (Larsen) Pyne, Ethel is survived by her daughter Judy Dreher of North Carolina, her four brothers Donald Pyne, Burton Pyne, Raymond Pyne, and Richard Pyne, and her sister Jeanette Hunkins.

The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation on Friday, May 13, 2022, from 10-11 AM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ, followed by a funeral service at 11 AM, with Pastor Lance Walker officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Alexandria Township, NJ.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Baptist Church, 2111 Kuser Road, Hamilton, NJ 08690.


From: Ginny and John Petrino
To Ethel's Family, We have been next-door neighbors of Ethel for only 3 years. We never really got to know Ethel except for the occasional "hello" when she was out walking or on the telephone. When we did see her, she ALWAYS had a smile on her face and a big "hello"! May God guard your hearts and minds as you grieve the loss of your loved one.

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