John Ellwood Kite Jr., age 93, born in Philadelphia on Mother's Day 1928, passed away suddenly at home on Father's Day, June 20th, 2021. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Margaret (Peg), and his sister, Nancy Seely. Loving father of Janet (Jim Collins), Nancy (Will Goins), Jim, and Rich (Amy). Supportive grandfather of nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
John was a resident of Somerdale for over 60 years, where he and Peg raised their 4 children. As an active member of his community, John was a dedicated lifetime member of the Magnolia Ambulance Corps, as well as a longtime member of the New Jersey First Aid Council. He was a very generous and kind neighbor, friend, and member of the community.
Those close to John and Peg knew of their love for gardening, square dancing, traveling, and most of all, spending time with their family. They never missed a family event, whether it be a graduation, a birthday party, or the annual family vacation.
John leaves his family with memories of his kindness, honesty, generosity, support, and patience.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather and share their memories of John at Zale Funeral Home in Stratford, NJ on Friday, June 25th from 4:00-6:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to the Magnolia Ambulance Corps at 112 Warwick Rd, Magnolia, NJ 08049.