John Hahne

HAHNE, John W., 73, of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Warwood, West Virginia, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida.

He was born May 13, 1939, in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Wilbur and Margaret (Mitchell) Hahne.

Mr. Hahne was a retired teacher from Warwood High School.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Fred C. Ernest, of Wheeling, WV.

Mr. Hahne is survived by his wife of 43 years, Nancy (Andreas) Hahne, of Sarasota, Florida; a sister-in-law, Linda (Andreas) Ernest of Wheeling, WV; a cousin, Bill Loring, and his wife, Marlene, of Warwood, WV; two nephews, Chuck Ernest of Wheeling, WV; Chet Ernest and his wife, Chrystal, of Warwood, WV; and four great-nephews whom he dearly loved, Chet Ernest, Jr. and Chad Ernest of Warwood, WV and Corey Ernest and Carson Ernest of St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Private funeral arrangements will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-277-2722).