Sylvia “Suzy” Kahn

The Willow Grove Guide - - OPINION -

Sylvia “Suzy” hahn of Chal­font passed away peace­fully Satur­day, June 22, 2013, at Abing­ton Health Lans­dale Hos­pi­tal sur­rounded by her loving fam­ily.

She was the beloved wife of the late de­orge hahn.

Born in Philadel­phia, Sylvia Su­san Lane was the daugh­ter of the late Isadore and Anna Lane and sis­ter of the late Carl Lane.

She grad­u­ated from West Philadel­phia High School. Suzy owned and op­er­ated Suzy’s Lounge for over 40 years. A true en­tre­pre­neur and al­ways seek­ing a new ven­ture, Suzy also owned sev­eral other busi­nesses dur­ing her life­time, in­clud­ing Ne­shaminy (War­ring­ton) Lum­ber in War­ring­ton; the Maples Bar and drill in Hor­sham; two ho­tels in trendy South Beach, Fla.; and a mo­tel in Deer­field Beach, Fla.

In ad­di­tion to be­ing a suc­cess­ful busi­ness­woman, Suzy en­joyed a pro­fes­sional singing ca­reer. As a high school se­nior, she won a singing con­test spon­sored by WDAS ra­dio in Philadel­phia, award­ing her with her own sum­mer ra­dio show, “The Melody Mati­nee, fea­tur­ing Sue Lane.” Suzy later re­ceived a schol­ar­ship to the pres­ti­gious Set­tle­ment Mu­sic School in Philadel­phia, where she stud­ied opera and pi­ano. She then had the op­por­tu­nity to at­tend the world renowned Cur­tis In­sti­tute. She went on to per­form in some of the most ex­clu­sive ho­tels and night clubs in Mi­ami Beach, Fla.

Suzy loved to en­ter­tain friends and fam­ily. Peo­ple ad­mired her tal­ent and en­joyed her beau­ti­ful voice, of­ten re­quest­ing her to per­form at their cel­e­bra­tions.

Suzy’s pas­sion for mu­sic com­bined with her dy­namic per­son­al­ity in­spired what would be her most grat­i­fy­ing ca­reer; teach­ing pi­ano and voice to chil­dren of all ages. She loved help­ing young peo­ple re­al­ize their dreams and po­ten­tial.

Suzy gave of her­self with­out hes­i­ta­tion. She was a leader, an in­no­va­tor, a truly lib­er­ated woman, and a shin­ing ex­am­ple of liv­ing life on your own terms. Her legacy will live on.

Suzy is sur­vived by her de­voted chil­dren and their spouses: Barry hahn of Pittsgrove, N.J.; Char­lotte Houser (Joel) of Chal­font; dlenn hahn (Shelly) of Le­high­ton, Pa.; Lau­rie Tug­berk (Faik) of Bethesda, Md.; Elice Moll (Buddy) of nu­ak­er­town; and Michael hahn (Chris­tine) of Dublin, Ohio. She is also sur­vived by her brother Amor Lane of Rockville, Md., as well many grand­chil­dren and great-grand­chil­dren.

Suzy’s fam­ily re­ceived friends at 10 a.m. Fri­day, June 28, im­me­di­ately fol­lowed by her me­mo­rial ser­vice at 11 a.m. in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Fu­neral Home, 241 E. But­ler Av­enue, (at Sandy Ridge Road), New Bri­tain, PA 18901. In­ter­ment took place in Whitemarsh Me­mo­rial Park, Prospectville.

Con­tri­bu­tions in her mem­ory may be made to the Amer­i­can Lung As­so­ci­a­tion, 527 Ply­mouth Road, Suite 403, Ply­mouth Meet­ing, PA 19462.

Born in Philadel­phia, he was the beloved hus­band of 56 years to Mar­cella (Brodycz) hur­man and son of the late Michael Sr. and Stella (hacz­mar­czyk) hur­man, and brother of the late Michael hur­man Jr. and hather­ine hur­man.

In ad­di­tion to his beloved wife, left be­hind to cher­ish his mem­ory are his de­voted chil­dren, Chris­tine hather­ine, Mar­cella Ann Mez­zan­otte (Henry), Eu­gene Peter (Diane); and his grand­chil­dren, Peter Ed­win Fair (fi­ancpe Jean­nette Par­ton), El­iz­a­beth Ann Fair Meeker (Daniel), Larissa, Nicholas and Alexan­der.

He is also sur­vived by his un­cle, Wal­ter T. hur­man of East Long­meadow, Mass., and sib­lings varoslav, Theodore (Lucy), Ste­fa­nia A. Bryant (Alan); his sis­terin-law, Bar­bara hur­man; as well as many cousins, nieces and neph­ews.

Eu­gene was the founder of dene’s Auto Body Col­li­sion Spe­cial­ists of Feast­er­ville that was es­tab­lished in 1969.

He was a faith­ful parish­ioner and mem­ber of the Parish Board of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Or­tho­dox Cathe­dral in Philadel­phia, mem­ber of the Ukraini­anAmer­i­can Vet­er­ans Post No. 4, and a past mem­ber of the Feast­er­ville Fire Com­pany.

Rel­a­tives and friends were in­vited to at­tend his view­ings, Wed­nes­day, June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. with Paras­tas ser­vices at 7 p.m. at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Fu­neral Home 800 New­townRich­boro Road (at Hol­land Road) Rich­boro, PA 18954, and on Thurs­day, June 27, at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Or­tho­dox Cathe­dral 6740 N. 5th Street, Philadel­phia, PA 19126, from 8:30 a.m. un­til his Di­vine Liturgy at 10 a.m. In­ter­ment will be in Lawn Croft Ceme­tery, 1000 West Ridge Road, (Delaware County) Lin­wood, Pa.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to UOC of the USA, P.O. Box 495, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880. hindly mark in the memo sec­tion: ORPHANAdE in Eu­gene’s Mem­ory.

www.fluehr.com.

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