Ronald G. Huhn, 74, member of Lititz Legion, VFW

By on March 12, 2014

Ronald G. Huhn, 74, of Lititz passed away peacefully with his family by his side March 4, 2014 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Norman and Edith (Dirk) Huhn.

Ronald was a 1957 graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School, and later proudly served in the US Marine Corps. After being discharged from the military, Ron began a 33 year career with the former Howmet, and retired from Alumax in 1994. During his retirement, he worked for Midgon Rhoades Auto Dealership and enjoyed greeting friends as an usher for the Barnstormers at Clipper Magazine Stadium from 2004 to 2007. Most recently he was employed by Manheim Auto Auction.

Fondly known as “The Social Director” Ron relished the many friendships he fostered through his membership in the Veterans and social clubs in the Lititz and surrounding area. He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus and member of the American Legion Garden Spot Post #56 Lititz, VFW Lititz Springs Post #1463, the Leiderkranz, the Lancaster Elks #134, the Idlour Club and was a loyal member of the “Bean Club.” He was a die-hard Cleveland Browns and Indians fan. He also enjoyed a round of golf, bowling, fishing, and was an honorary member of the Pinky Place Camp and Calabrese City Camp both of Potter County. Most importantly, Ron will be remembered as a good friend to many and a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

He will be lovingly missed by his wife of almost 52 years, Inge Baumgartler Huhn; and three daughters: Pam (Javier) Cedeno of Lititz, Monica (Shawn) Long of Elizabethtown and April (Keith) Good of Lancaster. His daily presence will be deeply missed by his grandchildren: Brandon and Kelsey Styer, Andres, Cristian and Cassie Cedeno, Danielle (Brett) DeGroat, Shane and Taylar Long and Chloe, Sydney and Ella Good; and his great-grandson, Calan DeGroat. Also surviving are two brothers: Kenneth Huhn (Ruth Pascoe), and Norman Huhn (Jeanie Rhoda) both of Lancaster; and a sister: Betty Jo Polaski (Gene) of Lancaster.

Services were held March 9 at Sheetz Funeral Home ,Mount Joy. Interment will be private at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 176044.

To send an online condolence, visit Arrangements by Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Joy.

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