Robert Kuhn

Obituary of Robert A. Kuhn

Wayland – Robert “Bob” A. Kuhn Sr., 91 years of age, passed away late Tuesday evening March 24, 2020 at the Conesus Lake Nursing Home. Bob was born May 10th, 1928 in Wayland the son of Alexander and Rosamond (Swick) Kuhn. He grew up in Wayland and was a 1946 graduate of Wayland Central School. Bob and Catherine Grein, (who were high school sweethearts!) were married June 28th, 1947 at St. Joseph’s Church in Wayland. Together Bob and Catherine were married over 46 years prior to her passing away in September of 1993. A few years after Catherine’s passing away, Bob and Katie Rauber began a wonderful friendship and relationship that allowed them to truly enjoy their golden years. Bob was employed at Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation for a few years prior to working at the Coca Cola Beverage Company in Dansville. He worked there for over 39 years prior to his retirement. His hobbies were many as he was a volunteer for the local Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and a coach for Little League. He enjoyed woodworking; especially making rocking horses, magazine racks, jewelry boxes, picnic tables and Adirondack chairs. A lifelong hobby was his love of aviation. He held a keen interest in airplanes, at one point dreaming of becoming a pilot, along with building model airplanes as a child and an adult. Bob remodeled his entire home on Carney Hollow Rd. and of special note from his children was he never missed a ball game that they were involved in when they were young. He enjoyed leisure time activities including golf, camping and square dancing. Bob was also a faithful communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Wayland. Bob was pre-deceased by his parents, Alexander and Rosamond Kuhn; his wife Catherine Kuhn; and his fiancé and very special friend, Katie Rauber;. He is survived by his children, Sally (Charles) Leeson of Wayland, Kevin (Susan) Kuhn of Bloomfield, Robert Kuhn Jr. of Rochester, Michael Kuhn of New York City, John (Dawn) Kuhn of Cary, NC, and Stephen (Kiera) Kuhn of Wayland; his grandchildren, Charlene (Tom) Dumas, NC, Kellie Leeson, NYC, Ben (Amy) Leeson, NC, Anthony (Christy) Kuhn, Hilton, Kristy Kuhn, SC, Tricia (Carl) Gleason, Bloomfield, Kimberly (Marcus) Buckley, OK, Nicholas Kuhn, AZ, Joshua Kuhn, NH, Cotter Champlin, Wayland, Cecilia Kuhn, Wayland; 11great-grandchildren; his half-sister, Cindy (Norm) Smith, Avoca; his adopted family of Katie Rauber, Kathy (Dave) Snyder, Mary (Dave) Polmanteer, Susan (Steve) Holmes, Sandi (Mark) Sanford, Betsy (Jim) Cotter; and Jane Mark who passed away in 2015; along with several nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions to honor Bob’s memory may be made in his honor to the Christian Stewardship Scholarship fund at Holy Family Catholic Community, 206 Fremont St., Wayland, NY 14572 or to Vincent House, 310 Second Ave., Wayland, NY 14572. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Bob on Saturday July 3, 2021 at 11am at St. Joseph’s Church, 206 Fremont St., Wayland. Interment and committal prayers were held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery last year.

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday July 3, 2021 ~ 11am ~ St. Josephs Church ~ 206 Fremont St., Wayland


St. Joseph's Cemetery Wayland, NY
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