Sean William Kiernan

SIDNEY – Sean William Kiernan, 51, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Jan. 17, 2023. He was born on Nov. 5, 1971, a son of Edward and Judith (Haberern) Kiernan.

Sean grew up in Massachusetts and as a teenager moved to Maine with his family and graduated from Gardiner Area High School in the class of 1989. Following graduation, he attended college at Northeastern University in Boston. Sean worked in the food and beverage industry for most of his career and spent five years working for Mainehealth.

On Sept. 27, 2003, he married Kathleen Logan. Together, they raised two sons, Aidan and Connor, who were his pride and joy. Sean attended all of their sporting events and supported all of their endeavors. He enjoyed fishing, boating, cooking and was an avid reader. Sean will be remembered for his infectious laugh and his love for his family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen Kiernan of Sidney; his sons, Aidan Kiernan and Connor Kiernan of Sidney; his parents, Edward and Judith Kiernan of Massachusetts; his siblings, Tammy Kiernan of Connecticut and Christopher Kiernan of Massachusetts; his mother and father in law, Joyce and William M. Logan; sister in law, Erin Murphy and her husband Jim, and brother in law, William P. Logan and his wife Jamie; nephews, Patrick Murphy and Bill Logan and niece, Kathryn Murphy; aunts and uncles, William Kiernan and his wife Barbara of Connecticut, Richard Kiernan and his wife Debbie of South Carolina, Richard Haberern and his wife Nora of Colorado, Michelle Nelson and her husband James of Oregon, and Mary Logan of Augusta; and special friend Scott Hunt of Augusta.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 25, from 10-11 a.m., at Pummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, Maine, 04330, where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will take place in the spring.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Sean’s name may be made to: Kick Drugs Out of Maine, C/O United Martial Arts Academies, 141 Riverside Dr., Augusta, ME 04330 which helps support scholarships for children in need; OR RSU 18, C/O Abby Violet, 41 Heath St., Oakland, ME 04963, where a scholarship will be awarded to a Messalonskee High School student who is overcoming an educational or life challenge.

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