Obituary for Dwight Edwin Kuhn
Dwight Edwin Kuhn, 66, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at his home in Plum. Dwight was born Jan. 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 18, he began working at Jendoco Construction Corp. 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 Aug. 9, 1969, and started their family in Penn Hills before moving to Verona, and finally settling in Plum Borough in 1977. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three brothers, Ralph (Diane) Kuhn, of Leechburg, Donald (Sara) Kuhn, of Penn Hills, and James (Ellen) Kuhn, of Naples, Fla.; 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 10 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 from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at MAURICE L. KNEE, LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Road (across from S & T Bank), Plum, PA 15239, and 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 Road, Suite 105, Northfield, IL, or online at allbloodcancers.org.