Kenneth G. Mains
June 14, 1924 - May 31, 2010
Kenneth G. Mains, 85 of Penn Twp. went home to be with the Lord, Monday, May 31, 2010 at home. He was born June 14, 1924 in Grapeville, a son of the late Charles and Marcella Pifer Mains. Prior to retirement he was the owner of the Latrobe Dairy Queen and had previously worked at ASG Industries as a glass cutter. He was a veteran of the US Navy having served during WWII. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #750 of Jeannette, American Legion #344 of Jeannette, and VFW Post #8240 of Jeannette. In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Paul Mains and a sister, Anna Marcella "Honey" Peer. He is survived by his wife, Marjory Ruoff Mains, two sons, George Mainsand his wife Carol and Scott Mains and his wife Sherry, all of Jeannette, five grandchildren; Brian Mains and his wife Shelly, Todd Mains and his wife Amy, Rachel Mains, Kayla Mains, and Zachary Mains, three great-grandchildren; Olivia Owen and Noah, three brothers, Joseph Mains and his wife Mary Jane of Jeannette, David Mains and his wife Mary of Indiana, Richard Mains and his wife Fran of Kingman, AZ, four sisters; Margaret Beckner of Irwin, Naomi Songer and her husband Joe of Trafford, Donna Giaquinto and her husband Vince of Jeannette, and Brenda Keffer and her husband Willis "Bud" of Greensburg and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received 6-8pm Tuesday and 2-4 and 6-8 pm Wednesday in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc., 201 N. First St., Jeannette. The Jeannette combined Veterans will hold services at 7:00PM on Wednesday. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 10:00A.M in the First Baptist Church, Jeannette. Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Beginnings Baptist Church, 1002 Corporate Lane Export, PA. To send on-line condolences, visit


Tuesday: 6-8PM Wednesday: 2-4 and 6-8PM


Thursday: 10:00am in the First Baptist Church, Jeannette


Twin Valley Memorial Park

Kathy and Jerry Mooney

We are deeply sadened by the news. We have lost an honest and spiritual man; a friend we will miss.

Tammy Druchniak-Sherer -

To: Mr. Main's family: I am sorry to hear of your loss. I had the wonderful opportunity to work for him growing up and learned much from him. I always enjoyed my time with him. He was special to me and many of the other girls. May God bless you all.

Denny & Randi Pehrson

To Marjory and family, You have our deepest sympathy and prayers. I am in Montana.. Denny and Randi Pehrson

Karen Booley

Scott and Family, So sorry to hear of your loss. It is a very difficult time. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Karen Booley

Erick & Joanne Bergquist

To Marjory and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. What a terrific man to know. We were always happy to be in Ken's and your company. With deepest sympathy.

Patty Huston

To my fellow missionary in Africa and Christian friend, Scott -- My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time. I am certain that all that is good in you is because of the influence of your dad. Blessings...

Debbie (Gnesda) Agona

Dear George & family, I was so sorry to hear about your dad. I wanted to extended my deepest sympathy to you and your family. I remember your dad as a truly nice and wonderful man. I liked him alot. May you find peace with his memory. Debbie Agona


We were so sad to hear of Mr. Mains' passing.The four of us - Lori, Linda, Sherry and Sandy all worked at the Dairy Queen in Latrobe. Mr & Mrs Mains taught us all so much about work ethics ! Mr. Mains...Thank were a terrific boss. You will be greatly missed.


A very belated deepest sympathy George on the loss of your father ! You and your family are in my prayers!!

rachel mains kingman az

To my uncle kenny I will forever miss you but Will never forget you, I loved seeing you when you come out our and you and marg..Would stay at the KOA camp ground in kingman. Good bye uncle you

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