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Charles Steven Kuhn

AGE: 70 • West Grove, PA

1946-2016. Charles Steven Kuhn, 70, of West Grove, PA passed away unexpectedly surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 30, 2016 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. He was the husband of Diane Gartside Kuhn with whom he shared 29 years of marriage. Born in Cleveland, OH and raised in Buffalo, NY he was the son of the late Charles and Mildred Stoff Kuhn. Charles was a veteran of the US Army 25th Infantry Division Military Policeman and served in the Vietnam War. He graduated from John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH in 1972. He was employed with Sphere Risk Partners, Media. PA as an insurance claims adjuster. He also built and maintained websites, and was a horse handler at Brandywine Raceway. Charles was a left-handed pitcher in the Detroit Tigers minor league system from 1965-1973. He spoke five languages including Russian, Latin and Vietnamese. He loved reading, listening to acoustic guitars, his family pets and was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and feeding the animals in his backyard.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Kuhn; daughter, Cinnamon Gray of CA; two step-sons, Pierre Caron (Pam), Dominic Rivera (Nan); step-daughter, Laurie Whitton (nee Caron) (Dave Crawford); granddaughters, Shelby, Amber, Autumn, Noel, Faithe, Madison; two brothers, David Kuhn and Thomas Kuhn; sister, Christine Polito; and mother and father-in-law, Vera and Herb Langille.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am Thursday, May 5 at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine St., Oxford, PA, 19363, where friends may visit from 6-8 pm Wednesday and 10-11 am Thursday. Interment will be in Little Elk Creek Friends Cemetery, Oxford, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
Published in The News Journal on May 3, 2016
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