It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George “Ross” Kiener following his courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer.
Ross passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, May 14, 2023 at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln Massachusetts. He was 59 years young.
Born on January 1, 1964 in Buffalo, New York, to Carol (Squier) Kiener and the late George Kiener, Ross was raised in Hamburg, New York, and was a 1982 graduate of Hamburg High School.
Ross was a graduate of Allegheny College in Meadville, PA where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics. He was a proud member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, through which he created lifelong friendships. Ross’s strong work ethic and dedication was admired by all. He was a loyal and valued employee for over two decades at Cambridge Energy Research Associates where he served as the Executive Director of Global Events. Following his time at CERA, Ross worked as an independent marketing consultant for best-selling author Safi Bahcall.
Ross was a devoted husband, father, son, brother and friend. Throughout his life, he inspired many with his unwavering kindness, sense of humor and his remarkable ability to connect with others.
In his personal life, Ross enjoyed spending time with his family and loved the outdoors. He was a great athlete, who loved to ski, golf, play tennis, and take long walks with his dog Maggie. Ross was also a lifelong fan of his beloved Buffalo Bills, and a car enthusiast.
Ross is survived by his loving family, Wife Pam Taylor of Killington VT, son Tyler Kiener of Somerville, daughter Courtney Kiener of South Boston, mother Carol Kiener of Orchard Park NY, brother Robert Kiener of Lakewood, Ohio and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Ross was predeceased by his father George A. Kiener.
Ross is loved deeply. His love, sharp wit and generous nature will live in our hearts forever.
Family and friends will honor and remember Ross’s life by gathering for calling hours in the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main St. (Rte. 20), Waltham, on Friday, May 19th, from 4 to 7 p.m. and again on Saturday morning where his funeral service will be held at 12 noon. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Lustgarten foundation for pancreatic cancer research in his honor.