Owen R. Kugel, 73, of Lancaster, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, after a recent diagnosis with cancer. Born on September 21, 1943, in the Brookfield suburb of Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of Oliver and Elisabeth Kugel, and the loving husband of Susan Maloney Kugel for fifty years. He was a graduate of the School of Architecture at the University of Detroit. A former Peace Corps volunteer to Micronesia, Owen later worked as a developer, focusing on historic real estate preservation and urban/community development. Notable local projects include the Stevens School and the Lancaster Trust buildings. He was passionate about downtown development. He was a brilliant inventor, loved to read, and made beautiful architectural drawings and paintings.
He was a loving father and grandfather. Surviving, in addition to his wife Susan, are six adoring children: daughters Sarah Green (spouse of Nathan) and Molly Kugel-Merkner (spouse of Christopher), and sons Louis, Daniel, Albert and Simon Kugel; six grandchildren; two brothers: Peter and Roger; and one child previously deceased: Andrew Kugel.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM, Monday, September 25, 2017, at Sacred Heart Church, 558 W. Walnut St., Lancaster, PA 17603, with visitation starting at 10 am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit: SnyderFuneralHome.com
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