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DWIGHT EDWIN KUHN


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DWIGHT EDWIN KUHN Obituary
KUHN
DWIGHT EDWIN
Age 66, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his home in Plum, PA. Dwight was born on January 12, 1951 in Pittsburgh, son of Janet (Grimenstein) Kuhn and Ralph Kuhn. He was a member of Cornerstone Ministries church, loved woodworking, painting and music and enjoyed spending winters in Florida with his family and friends. Dwight was a graduate of Penn Hills High School where he attended Forbes Trail Technical School for drafting. At the age of 18 he began working at Jendoco Construction Corporation in Penn Hills, where he spent the entirety of his 44 year career, retiring as the President in 2013. Dwight advanced the construction industry in Western Pennsylvania by serving on many boards and committees, most notably the Master Builders Association AIA-MBA Committee and the Board of the Carpenter's Pension Fund. Dwight was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dale (Linda) Kuhn. Dwight is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kathleen (Collins) Kuhn, his high school sweetheart and the love of his life. They were married on August 9, 1969 and started their family in Penn Hills, PA before moving to Verona, and finally settling in Plum Boro in 1977. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three brothers, Ralph (Diane) Kuhn of Leechburg, PA, Donald (Sara) Kuhn of Penn Hills, PA and James (Ellen) Kuhn of Naples, FL; one daughter, Dana (Brian) Tomko; and one son, Michael (Megan) Kuhn. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Logan Tomko, Dylan Tomko, Katherine "Katie" Kuhn, Aidan Tomko, Gabriel "Gabe" Kuhn and Ethan Tomko; also ten nieces and nephews. Dwight will be remembered as a man of integrity, gospel focused and family oriented, who was well respected by his colleagues and well loved by his family and friends. Visitation will be held 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at MAURICE L. KNEE, LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Rd., (across from S & T Bank) Plum, PA 15239 and on Monday one hour prior to the funeral service which will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the Kuhn family suggest memorial contributions be made in his name to the Leukemia Research Foundation, 191 Waukegan Rd., Ste. 105, Northfield, IL or online at allbloodcancers.org.
Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10, 2017
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