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Obituary: Kelly A. (Kimple) Kahn


Kelly A. (Kimple) Kahn, 61 of Orrtanna, PA passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at Shippensburg Health Care Center after a long battle with Huntington’s disease. Born October 15, 1959 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of Donald Kimple of Orrtanna and the late Catherine (Davis) Kimple who died in 2009. Kelly had worked for the Giant Food Store in Gettysburg for 37 years before her retirement. She was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in Buchanan Valley. Kelly enjoyed her family and friends, trips to the beach, cooking and rides on Harley Davidson motorcycles. In addition to her father, she is survived by a daughter, Nicole Shafer (Josh),a son, Kyle Kahn (Bambi), grandchildren, Makayla and Piper Shafer, her sister, Kimberly Cease (John) all of Orrtanna and a niece, Samantha Grassmyer and her children Landon and Leein. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church 1095 Church Road, Orrtanna, PA with Rev. Dominic M. DiBiccaro, Celebrant. Interment will follow the Mass in the parish cemetery. The family suggests memorials to: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Huntington Disease Clinic, 1800 Orleans St., Baltimore, MD 21287. Online tributes and condolences can be made at

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