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Friday, August 30, 2013

Percy Fennell, owner of Plainfield KFCs, dies

Word came Thursday evening of the passing of Percy Fennell, owner of Plainfield's two KFC franchises, located on South Avenue and at West 7th Street and Clinton Avenue.

Percy was a longtime supporter of the Plainfield community and served for more than twenty years as a  member and board member of the Plainwood Square Merchants Association.

'We will all remember his wisdom and generosity,' said Donna Albanese of the Plainfield Dairy Queen and the Plainwood Square Merchants Association.

The viewing is this evening from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at the Damiano Funeral Home, 181 Franklin Avenue, Long Branch.

Friends and family will gather at Second Baptist Church of Long Branch at 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 31; the funeral service will be at 10:00 AM. Second Baptist Church is at 93 Liberty Street, Long Branch.

Condolences may be left on the Damiano Funeral Home website at

-- Dan Damon [follow]
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