MEMORIAL

 

 Patrolman Brian T. Kern  

 





 
Andover Township Police Department
End of Watch: Monday, April 19, 2010

Biographical Info
Age: 25
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Badge Number: 3216

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Off-Duty Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Monday, April 19, 2010
 

Brian T. Kern, 25, of Andover Township died Monday, April 19, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church, Sussex Turnpike, Randolph. Interment will follow in Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery in Green Township. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 54 High St., Newton. Arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com. Born in Newton, Brian was raised in Andover Township. He was a 2003 graduate of Newton High School, a 2006 graduate of Seton Hall, where he graduated with honors, and was also a 2006 graduate of the Essex County Police Academy. Brian was a police officer with the Andover Township Police Department. He had previously worked as a dispatcher for the Hopatcong and South Orange police departments, and also worked as a deputy sheriff for Essex County. A member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Randolph, Brian was a former member of the Lakeland Emergency Squad. Brian was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Edna and Charles Kern, and his maternal grandfather, John F. Gornick. He is survived by his parents, Janice and Bob Kern, of Andover Township; his brother, Danny Kern, of Andover Township, who is also a police officer with the Andover Township Police Department; the love of his life, Caitlin Meskill, of Durham, Conn.; his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Gornick, of Manchester Township, and his godmother, Gertrude Mullaney, of Dover. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Garden State COPS, P.O. Box 504, Mays Landing, N.J. 08330.

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              Detective Sgt. Harry S. Kinney III

 








 
Andover Township Police Department
End of Watch: February 2007

Biographical Info
Age: 43
Tour of Duty: 17 years
Badge Number: 3206

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Leukemia
 

Sgt. Harry S. Kinney III died of leukemia at age 43 in February 2007. As an officer with the force for 17 years, Kinney was known for his unwavering work ethic and taking the lead on high-profile investigations.

 

                 Patrolman William P. Bosworth Jr.

Photograph: Patrolman William P. Bosworth Jr.







 
Andover Township Police Department
End of Watch: Tuesday, August 5, 1997

Biographical Info
Age: 31
Tour of Duty: 1 year
Badge Number: 3208

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Tuesday, August 5, 1997
 

Patrolman Bosworth was killed when his patrol car struck a tree as he attempted to pull over a vehicle for speeding on Limecrest Road at approximately 01:30 hours. A passing motorist discovered the accident and notified the other officer who was on duty at the time.

Bosworth graduated from Pope John XXIII High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. With the Andover Township police, he was a fun-loving guy dedicated to a program for school children known as Safety Town.

 

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