W. Harry Kashner, 73, of Danville, PA passed
away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 11, 2019 at Maria Hall
Hospice in Danville PA. He was born September 12, 1946 in Danville PA the
son of the late William Joseph and Betty Fry Kashner.
He graduated from Danville High School in 1965.
Harry served his country in the United States
Army during the Vietnam War.
He had a passion for driving truck which was
his occupation for most of his life.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years,
Jacquelyn Kashner. They were married March 9, 1968.
Harry was a member of The Teamster’s Union,
Danville Elks, Danville Moose, and the East End, Continental and Washies
Having a love of nature, he was an avid hunter
and fisherman and loved to garden. Harry lived his life with much zeal. A
tenderhearted, kind soul, Harry was always ready to help someone in need and
will be missed by all who knew him. He loved his family wholeheartedly,
being a devoted and caring husband, father and “Pappy”.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his
daughter, Wendy Kay Jackson and her husband Jeff of Tallulah Falls, Georgia
and three grandchildren; Will and Maggie Jackson and Sydney Kashner. Also
surviving is one brother, Wayne Kashner and one sister, Sue Fetter; both of
Danville PA as well as nieces and nephews.
Harry was preceded in death by the untimely
death of his son, William Harry Kashner, II on June 5, 2016.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday,
December 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA with Pastor Shawn McNett officiating. Friends
will be received from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Memorial Contributions may
be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place
Memphis TN 38105-9959
Arrangements are under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home 42 W Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.