Obituary for Henry "Hank" Kirchner
Henry A. “Hank” Kirchner, 75 of Pittsfield, MA passed away February 13, 2018 at his home. Born March 25, 1942 to the late Earl and Mabel Shaw Kirchner, he was a graduate of Pittsfield High School.
Hank joined the Army and served in the Vietnam War. Hank was married to former Maryann Joseph who he was predeceased by. A painter by trade he previously worked as a manager at Adams Supermarket and Spencer Shoes.
He was a communicant of St. Mark’s Church. Hank enjoyed fishing and hunting, and he had played baseball and basketball in his younger years. He was a fan of the New York Yankees, Miami Dolphins and enjoyed watching the Boston Celtics.
Mr. Kirchner leaves behind a son Henry Kirchner and his wife Robin of Roxbury, MA, a sister Beverly Slater and her husband Bob of East Brunswick, NJ, a brother David Kirchner and wife Kathy of Pittsfield, and a brother in-law John Hyland of Lanesborough, MA. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides his wife, Mr. Kirchner was predeceased by his brothers, Nick Kirchner, Lawrence Kirchner, Donald Kirchner; sisters Rosemary Herlihey, Gloria Hyland, Sherry Carnevalle, and Margaret Kirchner.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Mr. Henry A. “Hank” Kirchner will be held Saturday February 17, 2018 at 8:15am from Dery Funeral Home with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 9:00am at St. Mark’s Church, celebrated by Rev. David E. Aufiero, Pastor. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Josephs Cemetery. Calling hours will be held today, Friday, February 16, 2018 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm at Dery Funeral Home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Soldier On in care of the funeral home.