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Levere L. Kuhn Sr.

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Levere L. Kuhn Sr. Obituary
MCSHERRYSTOWN Levere L. 'Kuhny' Kuhn Sr., 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. He was the husband of Betty (Breighner) Kuhn for 64 years. Born May 4, 1925, in McSherrystown, he was the son of the late Linus M. and Estella A. (Noel) Kuhn. Levere was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Hanover, a life member of McSherrystown Home Association and Amvets Post 22 in Hanover. He was a 1943 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown. He was retired from the Hanover Post Office with over 30 years of service and worked the following five years at Myers Meat Market, Hanover. Levere proudly served in the Navy in the Pacific Theater during WWII. Kuhny enjoyed spending time in the outdoors and especially fishing. Surviving in addition to his wife are five children, Levere L. Kuhn Jr., Stephen J. Kuhn and his wife Claudia all of McSherrystown, Timothy J. Kuhn of Annapolis, Md., Lee F. Kuhn and his wife Caroline of Dallas, Texas, and Patricia C. Strausbaugh and her husband Rick of Mt. Joy; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty K. Arter of McSherrystown; and two brothers, Norman Kuhn of Hanover and Leon Hull of New Oxford. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Stephen P. Kuhn and a brother, James J. Kuhn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 am Saturday at St. Vincent Catholic Church, Hanover, with the Rev. John A. Szada Jr. officiating. Following cremation, burial will be private. Friends and relatives will be received Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown, with a prayer service held at 8 pm. Serving as pallbearers will be his seven grandsons. Contributions in remembrance of Levere, may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 220 Third St., Hanover, PA 17331. Online condolences and memories may be shared at
Published in Evening Sun on Oct. 28, 2010
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