Gustav Horn


3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Sorce Assumma & Shankey Funeral Home
34 N. Summit Ave.
Pearl River, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Thursday, November 15, 2018
St. Margaret of Antioch Church
115 W. Central Ave.
Pearl River, New York, United States
(845) 735-4746
Funeral Mass

Obituary of Gustav Robert Horn

Horn, Gustav 84 of Pearl River, NY passed away on Sunday, Nov 11, 2018. He was born in Aschaffenburg-Damm, Germany, emigrated to the Bronx, NY in 1959, later making Pearl River his home.    He worked as Wood Pattern Maker by trade and later in his career owning Nyack Lumber and retired with a successful life. He was a talented carpenter having made furniture for family and friends.

Since retiring, he spent time with the love of his life Inge, walking on the beach in Sunset Beach, North Carolina and traveling annually to Europe and Germany to see family and friends.  He loved golf and wood working. Gustav was a member of the Pearl River Elks Club and an Honorary Member of the Excelsior  Fire Department in Pearl River. 

Gus is survived by his loving wife Inge of 64 years, daughter Ulrike and son in law Chuck DiCola, daughter Karen and son in law Jordan Serafin and brother Wilfred Horn, sister in law Gudrun Gollas, brother in law Arthur Kauppe, cousin Anneliese Zassoda and cousins Arno and Rita Merget extended family and friends. He is predeceased by his sister Louise Kauppe and sister in law Wilma Bommer.

Family and friends may call at Sorce Assumma-Shankey Funeral Home on Wednesday Nov 14, 2018 between 3-7pm.  Funeral mass to be held at St. Margaret’s Church, West Central Ave, Pearl River, NY on Thurs., Nov 15 at 10am.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association.

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