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“Dear Elsie, I am so sorry for your loss. I just read the obits from last week. So sad.Sorry I didn't get to pay my respects.Much love,Patti Wargo...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“DearElsie,my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time ken was a wonderful doctor and friend to my family.he...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Elsie and Family - we are very sorry for your loss. Ken was a lovely man and he will be missed. He has joined Harry. We will all be together...Read More »
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4 of 19 | Posted by: Jaclyn Bazsika - Broomfield, CO

“Grampie, you were my rock. You taught me what a real man looks like-- someone who selflessly takes care of his family. You raised Ty and me without...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Jaclyn Bazsika - Broomfield, CO

“Dear Elsie & family, so sorry for ur loss. It has been many years since we've seen you. We remember what a gracious & kind man he was. May God bless...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Elaine & Pat Fabrizio - Hamilton, NJ

“Dear Elsie, words can not express our sorrow for the loss of such a wonderful person and great friend. We will always cherish the memories of our...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: joe & marie tighue - Hamilton, NJ

“My condolences on the passing of a great doctor and a great family friend. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Tim Slavin - Dover, DE

“We will always remember Ken for his kindness to our family and his friendship. He was a very "Special" person. Peace to Elise and the family ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Chuck & Jackie Drach

“Our Sympathies and Condolences to the Kaminker family.Ken was a competent, caring and kind physician in every sense. He was indeed, one of the last...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“I love you Dad, Rest easy and take care of Gramma up there my heart is broken ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: samantha - pae, FL

“Daddy,you were my first teacher, the one who showed me how to love myself, you taught me compassion and always showed me love when I didn't love...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: samantha Kaminker - pae - FL

“My wife and I are very sorry to learn of Ken's passing. I had the privilege to work with Dr.Kaminker on East State St. ext. formany years.Ken was a...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: James Castranova,MD. - NJ

“Dear Elsie and Family:Joe Tighue called me last week with the sad news of Ken's passing. It's been years since we had lunch in Boca, but the memories...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Mike Kuzma - Newport News, VA

“Dr.Kaminker...a wonderful man, physician and neighbor in Mercerville for many years. Our sincere condolences to the Kaminker family.Henry and Irene...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Elsie and Family, A real GENTLEman from Trenton, N.J. will be missed in that area and SW Florida. Our mostsincere sympathy to you and all...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“We are extremely sorry to hear of Kenny's demise. He was a learned colleague and a very caring physician.Our sincere condolences to his family.Meryl...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“A lot of great memories here. From kindergarten in Parker School to THS class of 1951. Sympathies to Elsie, Rita and the family. Good guy. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Herb Spiegel - Lambertville, NJ

“Sorry too hear of passing of Ken. He will be sadly missed. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Dorothy Dippolito - Hamilton, NJ


Kenneth Kaminker, MD, of Bonita Springs, Florida, formerly of Hamilton Township and Long Beach Island, NJ, died peacefully at home on January 8th, 2018. Born on December 8, 1933, Kenneth spent his formative years in Trenton, NJ. He graduated from Trenton Central High School in 1951, and from Lehigh University in 1955. Following college, he joined the US Navy. Dr. Kaminker served as a Lieutenant (O-3) Naval Flight Officer. He flew on a guppy plane off of the John Hancock Aircraft Carrier. Following his military service, he attended Hahnemann Medical College to begin his career as a General Practitioner. He was in private practice for nearly thirty years, and is fondly remembered by his patients. Dr. Kaminker loved his patients and this was shown through his diligence and compassion for them. In addition to his practice, he was the doctor for the Hamilton Township Board of Education. He was also affiliated with St. Francis Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton. In his spare time, he was an avid tennis player and fisherman. Later in life, he learned, and eventually loved to play bocce and golf. Kenneth was predeceased by his sister, Marcia Krosner née Kaminker and brother-in-law and sister in-law, Martino and Norma Dipolitto. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Kaminker née Buriani; his children, Samantha Pae and Matthew Kaminker; his grandchildren, Jaclyn Bazsika and Tyler Pae; and his great-grandson, Aiden. Also left to cherish his memory is his sister and brother-in-law, Rita and Allen Kagen; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ted and Delores Buriani; a plethora of special nieces and nephews; as well as special cousins, Bernie, Lydia and Linda Chalfin, all of whom he loved dearly. Many cherished friends at Vasari will also be remembering Dr. Kaminker. Family and friends may gather on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ. A graveside service and interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hamilton, NJ.

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