S. Harvey Kuhns, 92

February 24, 2009

SEPT. 24, 1916-FEB. 21, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - S. Harvey Kuhns, 92, a resident of Village Square, Menno Haven, and formerly of Hades Church Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Sept. 24, 1916, in Denbigh, Va., he was the son of the late Samuel H. and Martha Horst Kuhns.

His wife, Edna H. Martin Kuhns, died Dec. 7, 2006. They were married Oct. 12, 1940.

He was a farmer from 1943 to 1972.

He was a member of Mount Olive Mennonite Church, Maugansville, where he assisted with Sunday school activities.

He is survived by one daughter, Verda K. Martin of Lewiston, Maine; one son, Samuel H. Kuhns of Greencastle; one brother, Harold Kuhns of Harrisonburg, Va.; one sister, Cora Crunkleton of Chambersburg; 10 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Naomi Martin and Mary Hummer; three brothers, Ira Kuhns, Paul Kuhns and Adin Kuhns; and one great-granddaughter.


Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Chambersburg Mennonite Church. Mount Olive Mennonite Church Ministry will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Menno Haven Benevolent Care Fund, 2075 Scotland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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