Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Edward Kuehner
Edward J. Kuehner, age 92, of Corning, passed away on Monday October 1, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on September 26, 1926 in Scranton, PA, the son of William and Anna (Merkel) Kuehner. He married Sue A. Senkulics on August 13, 1949 at St. Mary's Church in Corning. She predeceased him on April 2, 2006.
Edward retired from Corning Glass Works in 1983 following 37 years of service and he was a veteran of the US Marine Corps serving in the Pacific Theater during WWII. He made many friends while walking at the mall, dining at Bob Evans and The Central, and he liked Wintergreen Life Savers. Edward was a member of the Knights of Columbus, life member of the Campbell American Legion and Corning VFW
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Elmer and Fredaann "Freddie" Kuehner of Campbell, Richard and Jeanette Kuehner of Horseheads, and daughter-in-law, Deborah Kuehner of Corning; grandchildren, Ashley of Campbell, Zachary of Corning, Shawn (Tory) of Wilmington, NC, Nicole of Corning, Christopher of Horseheads, Joseph (Michelle) of Nashville, TN, Elizabeth of Greenville, SC, Stephanie of Corning, and Amber of Horseheads, seven great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Edward was predeceased by his infant son Edward and son, Thomas Kuehner, and seven brothers and two sisters.
Family and friends are invited to call at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning on Friday, October 5, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Edward's Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10:00 am at St. Joseph's Church, 8508 Main Street, Campbell. Burial and military honors will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Corning.
In lieu of flowers those wishing may make donations to "So Others Might Eat" at www.some.org or The Potter's Hands Foundation at www.thepottershandsfoundation.org