Herbert Glyn Gahn of Kerhonkson, NY, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. He was 88 years old. Herbert was born on January 15, 1929 in Queens, NY; he was the son of Herbert and Edna Gahn.
Following high school graduation Herbert attended a trade school where he learned the technique of surveying. He went on to work as a surveyor for the Long Island Lighting Company where he remained for 40 years.
Herbert volunteered his time at the Mohonk Preserve and was an active member of the Community Church of High Falls. He was a professional photographer and enjoyed capturing those special moments in peoples’ lives. Herbert also enjoyed building miniature doll houses.
In addition to his wife, Joan Mary Gahn, whom he married on September 12, 1953, Herbert is survived by his daughter Linda Loomis (Charles) of Accord; his son, Allen Gahn (Naomi Herbert) of Hampton, England; eight grandchildren, Coralyn Loomis, Thomas Loomis, Zoe Gahn, Innes Gahn, Michael O’Hanlon, Jennifer Wolfe, Courtney Pazienza and Haley Pazienza and five great grandchildren, Adriana Marano, Laith Loomis, Abigail and Clara Wolfe and Ariana Pazienza.
Herbert was predeceased by his daughter Lisa Pazienza and his brother Douglas Gahn.
Visiting will be held on Thursday, June 22th from 10:00am – 12:00pm with a celebration of his life immediately following at HB Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson. Burial will follow at Benton Bar Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Herbert’s name to the Community Church of High Falls, P.O. Box 68, High Falls, NY 12440.