Eugene A. “Gene” Kunkel

Age 86, of Penn Hills, passed away peacefully at home with his family on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Beloved husband of 66 years to Carolyn (Berg); father of Susan Luffy, Eugene (Debi) Kunkel, Col. Nancy Kunkel, Gary (Judy) Kunkel, Virginia (Rich) Bodnar, and Deborah (Duke) Denne; grandfather of Robert, Lindsey, Olivia, Abby, Ashley, and Michael; great-grandfather of Tyler, Shane, Lila, Marcus, and Londyn; brother of Richard Kunkel and the late Sister M. Francesca, Harry, and Charles. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Gene was a proud US Army veteran. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at 200 Vesey St., 28th Floor New York, NY 10281 or to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Friends and Family received in William F. Gross Funeral Home Ltd., 11735 Frankstown Rd. (at Rodi Rd.) Penn Hills, Friday, December 17, 2021 from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. Funeral Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Christ the Divine Shepherd Parish St. Susanna Church 200 Stotler Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15235 at 10 a.m.