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Mr. Lewis Hahn

As originally published on Tuesday, May 11, 2004.

Mr. Lewis Edward Hahn, 67, of 107 Eyler Road, Thurmont, died Monday, May 10, 2004, at his residence. He was the husband of Virginia Gay Elder Hahn, whom he married May 3, 1955.

Born in Emmitsburg, Oct. 15, 1936, he was a son of the late Clarence Edward and Carrie Elizabeth Andrew Hahn.

Mr. Hahn attended Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg

He was employed with Superior Plus in Frederick. He joined the company in 1962 when it was known as Economy Oil. He was respected and admired by his fellow employees. He served during the Korean War with the U.S. Army 101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles." Mr. Hahn was a Past Master of Tyrian Lodge 205 A.F.&A. Masons, and served as Secretary of the Past Masters Association. He was a member of Edwin C. Creeger Post 168 American Legion, Thurmont AMVETS Post 7, and the South Mountain Rod and Gun Club. He was graduated from Emmitsburg High School, class of 1954.

Mr. Hahn was an avid golfer, a NASCAR fan and a hunter. He enjoyed vacations in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and spending time with his family and friends. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Surviving besides his wife are four children, Lewis Edward Hahn, Trina Gay Keilholtz, Jeffrey Neal Hahn and wife Karen, and Andrew Wade Hahn and wife Trish, all of Thurmont; seven grandchildren, Chad E. Hahn, Christopher E. Keilholtz, Ashley M. Keilholtz, Travis J. Hahn, Cody W. Hahn, Brittney R. Hahn and Andrew W. Hahn Jr.; one great-grandson, Colby Evan Keilholtz; three sisters, Mary Rohrbaugh and husband Herbert of Emmitsburg, Carrie Boyd and husband William, and Shirley Pittinger and husband Larry, all of Thurmont; and one brother, Alfred C. Hahn of Deltona, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Tiffany Nichole Hahn.

Mr. Hahn is at the Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Home, P.A., 615 E. Main St., Thurmont, where friends may call Wednesday, May 12 from 1 to 9 p.m. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home, by Tyrian Lodge 205.

On Thursday, May 13, Mr. Hahn will be removed to the Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg, where friends may call from noon until 1 p.m. at which time services will begin. His pastor, the Rev. Jon Robert Greenstone will officiate. Bearers will be Chad E. Hahn, Travis J. Hahn, Cody W. Hahn and Christopher E. Keilholtz, all grandsons; and Bruce D. Boyd and Herbert Rohrbaugh Jr., both nephews. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Cemetery, Thurmont.

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