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Charles E. Kuhn, Jr.

February 27, 1957 December 16, 2016
Charles E. Kuhn, Jr.
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Obituary for Charles E. Kuhn, Jr.

Charles E. Kuhn, Jr., 59, passed away peacefully Friday, December 16, 2016 at his home following his courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Joanne (Redding) Kuhn for 37 years.

Born February 27, 1957 in Gettysburg, he was the son of the late Charles E. Kuhn, Sr. and Marie Sterner Kuhn.

Charlie had worked for County Line Quarry in Wrightsville. He graduated Gettysburg High School in 1975 and was a member of Upper Bermudian Lutheran Church in Gardners for more than 20 years

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Michelle Brecht and her husband Douglas of East Berlin, two sisters Nancy Kuhn and husband Fred Mills, Cheryl Engley and husband Thomas Michael of Virginia, three grandchildren, Robert, Kaydence and Madyson and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was involved with the Cub/Boy Scouts for a number of years. He received his Eagle Scout Award in 1972, he was a Vigil Honor member of Tuckahoe Lodge 386 and was Cub Master for Pack 88 in Lake Meade for several years, Treasurer of Upper Bermudian Lutheran Church for 13 years, Treasurer of the Parish for 12 years, Commander of Gettysburg Camp 112 for the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War for 2 years, served as Department Commander for the State of Pennsylvania for 2 years, Commander in Chief for the National Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War for a year. He was in charge of the Gettysburg Memorial Day Parade for 13 years and the Remembrance Day Committee for 12 years, President of Lincoln Fellowship for a year, member of Sons of Veterans Reserve and a member of the Good Samaritan Lodge #336 in Gettysburg.

Services will be held on Friday, December 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM from St. James Lutheran Church, York Street, Gettysburg with Pastor Dave Clark as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg. There will be a viewing at the church on Friday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service. Online obituary and condolences available at monahanfuneralhome.com.

Contributions in memory of Charlie can be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, Boy Scouts of America or Upper Bermudian Lutheran Church.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

23

Dec

9:00 AM 12/23/2016 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/23/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. James Lutheran Church

109 York St.
Gettysburg, PA

St. James Lutheran Church
109 York St. Gettysburg PA
United States

Service

Friday

23

Dec

11:00 AM 12/23/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. James Lutheran Church

109 York St.
Gettysburg, PA

St. James Lutheran Church
109 York St. Gettysburg PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

799 Baltimore St. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States
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