HAHN, Theodore Wallace
Dr. Theodore Wallace Hahn, 86, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013 at his home in Boca Raton. Known to family and friends as Wallace or Wally, he was born in Kentucky on February 15, 1927. Wallace proudly served in the U.S. Navy
during World War II
as a Pharmacist's Mate. Upon honorable discharge, he married the love of his life, Virginia "Puff" Kennedy. Wallace and Virginia moved to South Florida in 1954 to complete his internship at the University of Miami. He subsequently completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University of Miami. Dr. Hahn opened medical offices in Pompano Beach and Boca Raton. He served as Chief of Staff at Imperial Point hospitals in Broward County. He also served as Director of the Medical Foundation of South Florida and as President of the Florida Society of Otolaryngology. He was a chairman for the Advisory Council to Secretary HRS, State of Florida and the proud recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Florida Language Speech & Hearing Association. In 1988, he was honored as "Physician of the Year" for his many years of dedicated service and achievement to the Otolaryngology - Head and Neck surgeons of the state of Florida. Dr. Hahn was preceded in death this past August by his beloved wife of 59 years, Virginia "Puff" Hahn; son, Keith W. Hahn, MD passed away in 2003. He is survived by devoted daughters, Caroline Hahn White, and Martha Hahn Fournier, MD and cherished grandchildren, Morgan, Courtney and McKenzie White; Michele, George and Nicholas Fournier; and Emily, Matthew and Paul Hahn. Dr. Hahn was a man who left a legacy to his family on the values of education, integrity, and compassion; he will be deeply missed. Graveside Services will take place on Saturday, November 23 at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, KY.
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