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Catherine Kay Kuhnash
  • Hospice of Dayton
    324 Wilmington Ave.
    Dayton, OH 45420

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“So sorry to hear about Aunt Kay,Death and loss are unlike any experience; no matter how often we deal with them, we don't necessarily get better at...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Ford - Fairland, IN - Aunt

“Dear David, Kevin,Eric, Thomas, John, I knew your mother, my cousin, well as a child growing up in Cambridge, Ohio. Kay was a fun loving young person...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Roger Schockling - Jacksonville, FL

“Can't wait to see you again, Aunt Kay. Give Daddy and Uncle Art a kiss from me. Rest in Joy. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Ann Gerst - Lancaster, OH

“To the Kuhnash Family, I spent most of my childhood living around the corner from the Gersts and a lot of time at their house. The place was filled...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: James C. Thompson - Avon Park, FL

“Kevin, May the Good Lord have mercy on her soul and grant her everlasting peace. Losing a parent is never a painless process, but knowing what I do...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: James Bologeorges - Libertyville, IL

“Although I never met you Mrs. Kuhnash, your example is certainly evident in your son Kevin, with whom I have the pleasure to work for. Thank you for...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Marcia Frey - Evansville, IN

“Hi Kevin, I am truly sorry for your other's loss....may God grant her her due place in heaven. Amen!! I agree with you that this is a blessing as...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Abu Memon - Memphis, TN

“To Dave, Kevin, Eric, Tom, John, Bob and Families, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. Sincerely, Doug, Kelley, Rachel...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Doug Mays - Centerville, OH


Catherine O. (Kay) Kuhnash, age 73, of Centerville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at Walnut Creek Nursing Center. Kay will be remembered for her constant smile, putting others before self, her passionate love of holidays for how they brought her precious family together to create so many special memories. Happiness and family defined how Kay lived life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur R. Kuhnash; father, Raymond Gerst; mother, Ida Gerst; brothers, Bob Gerst and Reggie Gerst; and sister, Madeline "Sis" Ford. Kay is survived by sons, David (Tina), Kevin (Cindy), Eric, Tom (Cathy), John (Jenny) Kuhnash, and Bob (Stacy) Oda; brother, Melvin (Carol) Gerst; grandchildren, Kali, Kodi, Kara, Erica, Andy, Cassie, Delaine, Haley, Tyler, and Katie. Kay was a loving and devoted wife, sister, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed. Family will greet friends on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Reis Legacy Center Meyer-Boehmer Chapel, 6661 Clyo Rd., Centerville. A Funeral Service will follow at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Dayton. Words of encouragement may be sent to www.reislegacycenter.com.