Eugene F. Kish

| July 2, 2018

Eugene F. Kish, 93, of East Ninth Street, Oil City, PA, passed away on July 1, 2018.

Born on March 2, 1925, in Oil City, PA, he was the son of the late Stephen and Margaret Hegedus Kish.

He attended Oil City Schools and enlisted in the Engineering Corps of the United States Army in 1942, serving in European Pacific theaters until 1945.

In November of 1960, he married the former Ruth H. Watson in Good Hope Lutheran Church and she survives.

Mr. Kish had worked as a Maintenance supervisor for Pennzoil, retiring in 1986 after 40 years of service.

Gene enjoyed hunting, fishing, photography, bowling, and golfing in his earlier years. He always kept his home and lawn well maintained and enjoyed cutting his grass. Gene was a lifelong Steelers and Pirates Fan.

He was a member of Good Hope Lutheran Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Jeffrey Kish and his wife Kimberly of Massillon, OH, and their children Kyle and Amy Kish; and Halle Kiehl and her husband Bill and their dog “Gabby” of Erie, PA.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Stephen Kish and William Kish, and by two sisters, Margaret Kish and Lillian Kish.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Arrangements are being handled by the Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory.

Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens

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