Obituary of Henry Verwohlt
Henry (Hank) A. Verwohlt passed away December 20,2021. Born March 6, 1945 in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of Harold A. and Ruth Burris (Sanders) Verwohlt. Hank served in Vietnam with the US Navy from early 1963 to late 1966 and the Army National Guard and Air National Guard from 1986 to 2005. He received the New York, State Defense of Liberty Medal from the 107th Air Refueling Wing and the National Defense Service Medal for exemplary service in New York City immediately after September 11,2011. Hank’s name is on the Wall of Honor at Naval and Military Park, Buffalo in tribute to his service and sacrifice. He was a member of the Patriot Guard and enjoyed touring on his motorcycle.
Hank graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School, Lancaster, PA in 1963 and received his bachelor’s degree from Trine (formerly Tri-State) University, Angola, Indiana and worked for Harrison Radiator, division of General Motors and retired as a Delphi employee.
Hank is survived by his wife Cheri (Sterling) Verwohlt whom he married on September 14, 1968, daughter Kathryn S. Verwohlt of Lockport NY: son Jason H. and wife Wendy of Naples, FL and children Leah J. and Hudson D. Verwohlt: sister Kay Rath and husband Joel of Houston, TX, sister Jane Berry and husband John of Topsham, ME ; mother-in- law June Sterling of Lancaster, PA; brother-in-law James Sterling and wife Connie of Hernando Beach FL; brother-in-law Peter Sterling and wife Beth, brother- in- law David Sterling and wife Michele as well as two nieces and seven nephews, and several cousins.
Relatives and friends may call Tuesday, January 4th from 6-8 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport NY 14094. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to Fisher House Foundation, Inc., which helps military families at www. fisherhouse.org; or Buffalo C.A.R.E.S Animal Rescue at www.buffalocares.org.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Henry Verwohlt, please visit Tribute Store
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