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Kenneth S. Bucher

May 2, 1938 June 3, 2020
Kenneth S. Bucher
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Obituary for Kenneth S. Bucher
Kenneth S. Bucher, 82 of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Wellspan York Hospital. Born May 2, 1938 in Littlestown, PA he was the son of the late Clark and Naomi Evelyn (Wackerman) Bucher. Ken is survived by his wife, Sue Ellen (Wetzel) Bucher. He was a member of the Orrtanna United Methodist Church and the Littlestown Historical Society. Ken had worked at the Schindler Elevator Plant in Gettysburg for 30 years prior to his retirement. Through the excellent help of the Adams County Literacy Council, Ken learned to read at age 50 and spoke at the Harrisburg Forum for the Pennsylvania State Literacy Council Convention with Barbara Bush as the keynote speaker.Surviving in addition to his wife, is a daughter, Susan Laughman and husband Amos of Hanover, PA, a son, John C. Bucher and partner Josie of Long Beach, CA, step-daughter, Kara DeFriece and husband Steve of Orrtanna, PA a step-son, Kroy Taughinbaugh and wife Carmen of Harpers Ferry, WV, four grandchildren, Mikayla and Aubreigh DeFriece, Alex and Andrew Taughinbaugh. Ken was predeceased by two brothers, Jack and Thomas Bucher. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg from 10:00-11:00 AM followed by a private memorial service with Pastor Ken Acker, officiating. Interment will be private. Online tributes and condolences can be made at The family suggests memorials to the Adams County Literacy Council in Ken’s honor, 1685 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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10:00 AM 6/9/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/9/2020 11:00:00 AM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A private Memorial Service will follow the visitation. Interment will be private.

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

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