Obituary of Gustav 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.
34 N. Summit St.
Pearl River, NY 10965
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