Mr. Terry W. Kuehn, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.
Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Chicopee United Methodist Church. Reverend Michael Pinson and Reverend Susan Maddox will officiate. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 1 - 2 pm, prior to the service, at the church.
Mr. Kuehn was born April 18, 1943 in North Tonawanda, New York to the late Joseph Kuehn and Arlene Martin Kuehn. He served in the New York National Guard and was retired from Durez Plastics. Terry was a member of Chicopee United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law, Earl Heinrich. Terry enjoyed hunting and loved to fish. He was a joy to be around, humorous, affable, loving and affectionate. Terry was a member of the Wheatfield, New York Jaycees, member & past President Adam’s Volunteer Fire Company, New York. He was also a member & past President of Wheatfield’s Democratic Club and Chairman of the Wheatfield New York Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals. Terry served as an assistant to New York State Assemblyman, Matt Murphy. He was a member of the Wheatfield American Legion and the Gainesville American Legion, Post 0007. Terry was also a member and Trustee at Chicopee United Methodist Church as well as Wheatfield’s Town Supervisor for 8 years.
Mr. Kuehn is survived by his wife, Jean Kuehn of Gainesville, son & daughter-in-law, Seth & Susan Kuehn of Dacula, Georgia, daughter, Noel Browning of Gainesville, 3 grandchildren, sister, Joy Heinrich of North Tonawanda, New York, brother & sister-in-law, Joseph & Diana Kuehn of North Tonawanda, New York, brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, Tony & Karen Carere of Gainesville, George & Ellen Carere of Gainesville, David & Carol Carere of Buffalo, New York and Russ & April Carere of North Tonawanda, New York and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Chicopee United Methodist Church, 3rd First Street, Gainesville, GA 30504.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.
Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.