Wilmington-Josephine C. Kahn, age 97, passed away peacefully on July 13, 2021.
She was born and raised in Wilmington and was the daughter of the late John and Michelina Artysiewicz.
During World War II she worked in the tool distribution bin at the New Castle County Army Air Base. After the war she worked at Grimminger’s Bakery where she met her husband of 55 years, John P. Kahn, Jr. She then became a homemaker who truly enjoyed when the house was full of people during the holidays.
She is survived by her sons John Kahn, III (Linda), Kenneth Kahn, Sr. (Milli), Leonard Kahn, Sr., Robert Kahn (Linda), and daughter Marjorie Hodgson (Charles Jr.); 14 grandchildren,
Kim Kahn, Charlene Rubin (Brian), Gary Kahn (Stephanie), Sean Conklin, Megan Davis, Kristi Walker (Mark), Rob Kahn (Zaina), Kevin Kahn, Jenny Scherer, Stephanie Snook (Mark), Lenny Kahn (Katy), Charlie Hodgson, Nicole Outten (Glen), Jason Kahn, 28 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. Josephine was also preceded in death in 2002 by her husband John; her 4 siblings, Chester and Joseph Artysiewicz, Helen Kossek and Stella Krone; her grandson John P. Kahn, IV; daughter-in-law Kathy Kahn; granddaughter-in-law Laura Kahn and grandson-in-law Mark Scherer.
A viewing will be held on Monday, July 19 at 10 am, at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3924 Concord Pk, Wilmington, where a funeral service will follow at 11 am. Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choosing.
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