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John W. Hahn
  • 89 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 30, 1924
  • Date of passing: Dec 6, 2013
Love and memories last forever...

John W. Hahn, 89, of Mantua Township, NJ,  died at home on December 6, 2013 after a brief illness. Born August 30, 1924 inPhiladelphia, the son of Joseph H. and Clara T. (nee Niehaus) Hahn, he was raised in Magnolia.

Survived by his wife of 64 years, Kathryn J. (nee O’Kane) and sons Dennis R. of Mullica Hill, Kevin J. and wife Victoria of Monroeville and Robert L. and wife Kay of St. Louis, MO. Grandchildren Kevin J. of San Luis Obispo, CA, Andrea L. of West Chester, PA and Cecelia R. of St Louis, MO and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son J. Stephen and brother Joseph.

Loved by family and friends, he was a graduate of HaddonHeightsHigh Schooland TempleUniversity.  A World War II veteran, Mr. Hahn served as a Navy signal man 1st class on the USS New York, mainly in the Pacific theater.  In recent years he enjoyed attending the annual ship’s reunion. 

He was a member of Church of the Incarnation and former mayor of Laurel Springs.  At one time he was an avid golfer and enjoyed working in the yard.

Long time owner of Gerald Electric Construction Company, Inc., Mr. Hahn was a founding member of the Southern New Jersey Chapter of NECA.  Inducted into the Academy of Electrical Contracting in 1980, in recent years he was recognized as an Emeritus Fellow.

Family and friends may visit with the family Friday, December 13, 2013 from 10-11:15 am at the Church of the Incarnation, 240 Main St., Mantua, NJ, where John’s funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 am. Interment Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery, Mullica Hill, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas  66675 or woundedwarriorproject.org would be appreciated.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Lisa Cargill on 15th December 2013

"Mrs.  Hahn & Family

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.  Mr. Hahn was a good man and I know he will be missed.  I will be praying for you.
Deepest Sympathies
Steve Cargill"

This tribute was added by George Montee on 14th December 2013

"Dear Hahn Family, So sad to hear of your loved one's passing. Our deepest condolences. Mr. Hahn will always be fondly in our memory. - George & Faith Montee, Fort Fairfield, Maine"

This tribute was added by Kathleen Trombello on 12th December 2013

"Dear Kass, Dennis, Kevin, and Rob,
Aunt Marion, Larry and I were so sorry to hear of John's passing.  Please know you are in our thoughts and have our deepest sympathy.  We are praying for you and your families through this time of great sadness.  Love, Aunt Marion, Larry and Kathy"

This tribute was added by Felicia Knauer on 12th December 2013

"Dear Aunt Kass, Dennis, Kevin, Rob and Families,
Uncle John was an amazing man. I have nothing but fond memories of him. I wish you all peace during this time of sadness. The Knauer family will keep you in our prayers and pray you may find happiness in the memories of Uncle John. May we all reunite one day with him. We love you all,
Tom, Felicia, Courtney, Kendra and Karissa Knauer"

This tribute was added by Lewis Harrington on 12th December 2013

"Our deepest sympathy at your time 0f sorrow, John, although He was far away, has remained in my thoughts over the years. Your family included both Dottie and I in some of your special events (weddings) and We thank you for your friendship. Our prayers are with your family., Love and Prayers, Lew and Dottie"

This tribute was added by Mike O'Kane on 12th December 2013

"Kass, Dennis, Kevin and Rob, our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sadness.  May God give you all strength and comfort in your time of need.  Love, Leslie and Mike."

This tribute was added by Robert DelSordo on 11th December 2013

"MY thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. I will be unable to attend the viewing due to College obligations, but forever I will remember the many days at Moffas and representing John and his family. He was a true friend when I needed one, and a gentleman to all."

This tribute was added by Steve O'Kane on 10th December 2013

"Dear Aunt Kass, Dennis, Kevin, and Rob. My warmest thoughts are with you in this time of sadness. Uncle John was a beacon for my Dad, who passed away almost two years ago. I have wonderful memories of times spent with Uncle John and all of you in my youth. Would you believe that my love of the guitar started in your home? Yep, there was a beautiful guitar there and a songbook of James Taylor's songs. (I'd love to set my fingers to work on that instrument again.) Thinking about those times in your home is so warm to me. Be at peace. Uncle John was a wonderful dad, husband, and and friend to many; he is sorely missed and will live in our hearts.

With love, your nephew and cousin,

"Little" Steve"

This tribute was added by Brian Colona on 10th December 2013

"Kathryn, Dennis, Rob, and Kevin  -  John was my Dad's boss on the USS New York (BB-34) and I got to know him via the Reunions over the years.  He was a great man and we are blessed to have known him.  Our hearts go out to you.  All Our Best,  The Colona Family"

This tribute was added by Laurie Peterson on 10th December 2013

"Our deepest sympathy to the entire Hahn family.  Uncle John was a wonderful guy.  Larry, Brett, Nicki and I have so many wonderful memories of times spent together that will always remain dear in our hearts.  You are in our thoughts & prayers.  Love, Larry, Laurie, Brett & Nicki"


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