|Death: ||Jan. 1, 2011|
James J. Kuhn
James J. Kuhn 92, of Downingtown, PA, died peacefully on Saturday, January 1, 2011 following a brief hospitalization and nursing home stay. He was the beloved husband of Ruth B. Kuhn, who was born and raised in Beckley, WV, and with whom he shared 66 years of marriage.
Born near Pittsburgh, PA, Jim lived most of his formative years in Beckley, WV, where he was very active in sports. He held several longstanding records in football and track & field. He received his college education at Georgia Tech, again starring in track & field and football.
Most of his career was spent in computer services with IBM and with the Boeing Corporation in Ridley Township, PA. He raised his family in Glenolden, moved to Willow Valley in Lancaster following retirement, and came to Downingtown in 2006. He had been an avid gardener and golfer.
In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by his two daughters, Julia Henry and her companion, Ric Gober, and Karen Short and her husband, Donald. He is also survived by his sister, Ann Karbonit and brother, Joe Kuhn. He was proud of his four grandchildren, Matthew Henry and wife, Halley, Melanie Patino, Kendra Moore and husband, Jeremy, and Brandon Short. Jim and Ruth also shared the love of eight great-grandchildren, Brynn and Paige Henry, Nicholas, Antonio and Mia Patino, and Sarah, Kaelynne and Jacob Moore.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2011, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, where the family will receive visitors from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at Glenwood Memorial Gardens, Broomall
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Record added: Jan 04, 2011
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