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Charles Sigmond Kahn

August 26, 1932 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 89)


Charles Sigmond Kahn (“Bunky”), loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on April 9, 2022 at the age of 89.  He was born in Birmingham, Alabama to Dr. Sigmond and Gladys Kahn.  He was predeceased by his brother Armand D. Kahn.  He attended Harvard College and Harvard Medical School.  He was a medical officer in the U.S. Army Hospital at West Point.  Later he was Board certified in both Pathology and Urology. He enjoyed his practice in Urology for many years at Grove Hill Medical Center, New Britain. Later in life he and his wife Gina became very active in the community.  They were volunteers at the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain Symphony Orchestra, and the Greater New Britain Arts Alliance. Every year his friends and family looked forward to his hand painted holiday cards featuring his dog Charlie and later Kubla in colorful adventures.  He loved being with his family and sharing his knowledge of art, poetry, music, and literature.

Charles leaves behind his beloved wife Gina, three children and their spouses Lowell and MaryEllen Kahn, Dorothy and Steve Miner, and Drs. Daniel and Karen Kahn, step-daughter Jessica Martin, nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, sisters Margaret (Peggy) and Gladys (Pinky), and many nephews and nieces all who loved him and will miss him.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Luddy-Peterson Funeral Home at 205 South Main St. in New Britain. A celebration of life will be determined at a future date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Britain Museum of American Art at 56 Lexington Street in New Britain. 

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