Alan Kirch

July 19, 2012  

CROGHAN, N.Y.  —  Alan Kirch, 54, of Redfield, and formerly of Croghan, died Wednesday evening, July 18, at Oswego Hospital.

A graveside service will be at the convenience of the family in First Mennonite Cemetery, New Bremen.

Born Oct. 19, 1957, in Lowville, a son of the late Robert Michael Kirch and Adeline Widrick Kirch Zehr, he graduated in 1975 from Beaver River Central School. 

Mr. Kirch worked for Top Gas in Lowville as manager, and was transferred to other locations throughout the Northeast for the company. He worked for Lowville Mason Supply for several years before working for Specialty Paperboard in Beaver Falls until his retirement due to health reasons. 

Mr. Kirch moved to Redfield in 2006.

He enjoyed reading, the computer, and watching sports.

Surviving are eight siblings and their spouses, Katherine and Danny Donovan of Homosassa, Fla., Lynn and Larry Dobransky, Herrings, John and Bonnie Kirch, New Bremen, Bob Jr. and Candy Kirch, Croghan, Diane and Jeff Lewis, Redfield, Cheryl and Kip Hilton, Pulaski, Nancy and Chuck Woodard, Lowville, and Marcia and John Howard, LaPlata, Md.; aunts, uncles, several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

He was predeceased by his parents.

Contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.


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Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.