John H. Muench, 76, of Downingtown, formerly of Sciota, passed away Sunday, August 25 in Penn Hospice at Chesty County, West Chester.
He was the loving husband of the late Patricia (Drabinowicz) Muench. They celebrated 44 years of marriage together before her passing in 2011.
Born in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late John J. Muench Jr. and the late Dorothy (Lind) Muench.
John was an account analyst for Chubb Insurance for many years. Prior to that in his younger years, he worked part time at Kinney Shoes. He had a passion for steam locomotives, and loved history. He was known to be a World War II history buff. Most of all, he was a family man, as he loved his family very much. He will be deeply missed by all of his friends and family.
He is survived by two sons, John J. Muench of West Chester, Christopher Muench and his wife Lori Kujawski-Muench of Fort Worth, TX; a daughter, Suzanne Muench and her wife Melanie Manning of Norristown; a brother, Michael Muench of South Orange, NJ; and a grandson, Jonathan Muench.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, August 29 from 8:45 AM to 09:45 AM from the Saint Elizabeth's Catholic Church, 110 Saint Elizabeth Drive, Chester Springs, PA 19425. Funeral services will follow at 10:00 AM with Deacon Barry Midwood officiating. A graveside service will follow at 1:30 PM in Buena Vista Cemetery, Brodheadsville, PA 18322.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Melmark Inc., 2600 Wayland Road, Berwyn, PA 19312.
Kresge Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.