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By Lacey Gardner

Aaron L. Kuhn, 82, Whitesville

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Aaron L. KUHN, 82, of Whitesville, NY, died Wednesday, November 15, 2023 in the Comfort House of Allegany County, Wellsville.  Born September 18, 1941, in Genesee, PA, he was the son of Dan and Clara Sutton Kuhn.  On March 30, 1963, in Whitesville, he married the former Joan E. Chambers, who survives.  

A Vietnam War Veteran, he served honorably with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1960 – 1967.  He served with the U.S. Army Reserves from 1972 – 1990.  Aaron was employed by Dresser-Rand in Wellsville for 34 years.  A life member (66 years) of the Genesee Volunteer Fire Dept., he served as Chief, President, Board member, and fundraising committee chairman.  He was a member and past commander for many years of the former Robert E. James American Legion Post #1012 in Whitesville, member of the Allegany County American Legion Honor Guard, and 40 & 8 NY District 8.  Aaron served as a Boy Scout leader in Whitesville.  

Surviving besides his wife, Joan, are: three children, Jennifer Foth of Virginia Beach, VA, Deborah (Stephen) Murray of Hallsport, and John (Teresa) Kuhn of Whitesville; six grandchildren, Peter (Jaime) Foth, Donald (Amanda) McNeely, Brandi (Tom “Frank” Smith) Murray, Matthew (Hannah) Ford, Aaron John (Madge “Megan”) Kuhn, and Sara (Logan Lowe) Kuhn;  seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Sharon Shreve of Eldred, PA; sister-in-law, Sandra Kuhn of Addison; nieces and nephews; and his adopted grandsons in the fire company.  

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his step-father, Harry Shutt; two brothers, Earl Kuhn and Alan B. Kuhn; and three sisters, Hazel Cox Gray, Marian Kramer, and infant Ruth Kuhn.  

Friends may call Monday, November 20, 2023 at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA from 4:00 – 7:00 PM, with a firemen’s service at 7:00 PM.  A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM, Tuesday in the funeral home.  

Military Rites will be accorded by the Wellsville American Legion Honor Guard.  Rev. Roy Ward will officiate.  Burial will be in North Bingham Cemetery.  

Memorials may be made to Genesee Volunteer Ambulance, P.O. Box 9, Genesee, PA 16923 or Hart Comfort House, 141 East State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfoust.com.

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