Harry E. Kuhn, 89

September 19, 2009

JAN. 26, 1920-SEPT. 18, 2009

QUINCY, Pa. - Mr. Harry E. Kuhn, 89, of 903-A Wesley Drive, Quincy, Pa., and formerly of 3788 Clubhouse Drive, Fayetteville, Pa., died at 4:46 a.m., Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, in Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro, Pa.

Born Jan. 26, 1920, in Zullinger, Pa., he was the son of the late Albert C. and Sarah C. (Copenhaver) Kuhn.

Mr. Kuhn was a graduate of Waynesboro High School with the class of 1938.

He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He and his first wife, Mrs. Lillian G. (Peters) Kuhn, were married Dec. 26, 1942, in Winchester, Va. She died Sept. 9, 1988. He and his second wife, Mrs. Dorothy R. "Dot" (Reachard) Funk Kuhn, were married Aug. 31, 1990, in the First Lutheran Church, Chambersburg, Pa. They had lived at their present residence since 2003.


Mr. Kuhn was employed as a draftsman at Landis Tool Company and Frick Company, both of Waynesboro. Prior to his retirement on July 15, 1983, he was employed as a postal clerk for the Waynesboro Post Office.

He was a member of Otterbein Church, Waynesboro, Quincy Care Auxiliary, Quincy Railroad Club and Joe Stickell American Legion Post No. 15, Waynesboro. He was a former member of Eagles Club Inc., B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 731, William Max McLaughlin VFW Post No. 695 and Waynesboro Studio Club, Pen Mar Dance Club where he was a charter member, 9 & 90 Dance Club, Penn National Homeowners Association and national AARP. He also served on the board of directors for Waynesboro Welfare for nine years.

In addition to his second wife, he is survived by one daughter, Sharon L. Finafrock of Waynesboro; one son, Brian E. Kuhn of Poquoson, Va.; one stepdaughter, Susan M. Bartles of Waynesboro; four stepsons, J. Gregory Funk of Chambersburg, P. Jeffrey Funk of Waynesboro, Thomas A. Funk of Lancaster, Pa., and Douglas P. Funk of Finksburg, Md.; four grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Gladys Mentzer and Alma Frantz, both of Waynesboro; one brother, Charles L. Kuhn of Marietta, Ga.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred L. Kuhn and Margie Herr; and one brother, Ralph E. Kuhn.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad S., Waynesboro, with Pastor John Hoffman officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, with military graveside honors conducted by the honor guard of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post No. 1599, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mont Alto Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 310, Mont Alto, PA 17237; Mont Alto Ambulance Squad, P.O. Box 491, Mont Alto, PA 17237; or American Cancer Society, Franklin and Fulton County Unit, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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