MCSHERRYSTOWN Norman L. "Hobie" Kuhn, 85, entered into God's eternal care Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. He was the husband of Thyra L. "Tooter" (Pentz) Kuhn, to whom he was married 60 years. Born September 21, 1926, in McSherrystown, he was the son of the late Linus M. and Estella A. (Noel) Kuhn. Hobie was retired from Bethlehem Mines. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church in McSherrystown, a life member of the McSherrystown Home Association, McSherrystown Moose, CWV in Bonneauville, and the Littlestown Eagles. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three sons, Kimothy L. Kuhn and his wife, Judy of Hanover, Cyril J. "Pete" Kuhn and his wife, Susan of McSherrystown, and Dale R. Kuhn and his wife, Kathy of East Berlin; seven grandchildren, Kenneth "Spike" Kuhn and his wife, Stephanie, Kevin Kuhn and his wife, Kelly, Korey Kuhn and his wife, Sonya, Joshua Kuhn, Elveita Hummer and her husband, Matthew, Christopher Kuhn and companion, Natalie Baker, and Derrick Kuhn; seven great-grandchildren with a new arrival to be born in September; a sister, Betty K. Arter of McSherrystown; and a brother, Leon C. Hull of New Oxford. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James J. Kuhn and Levere L. Kuhn Sr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Church in McSherrystown, with Rev. Lawrence W. Sherdel officiating. Burial will follow the service in Annunciation Cemetery, McSherrystown, with military honors provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Friends and relatives will be received Friday 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown, with a prayer service held at 8 p.m. Serving as pallbearers will be his six grandsons. Contributions in remembrance of Norman may be made to the Annunciation Church Memorial Fund, 26 N. Third St., McSherrystown, PA 17344. Online condolences and memories may be shared at: www.murphyfuneralhomeinc.com
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Published in Evening Sun on May 25, 2012