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November 19, 2013

The Rev. Dr. Paul J. Kane

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The Rev. Dr. Paul J. Kane, Ph.D., age 70, died at Pittsburgh, PA on November 18, 2013. Dr. Kane was Emeritus Professor of English at Concord University, Athens, WV, where he taught courses in medieval and renaissance literature. He was also an ordained Lutheran minister who served as a parish pastor in central and western Pennsylvania.

Dr. Kane is survived by his wife of 48 years, Elizabeth Ann Gustafson; three sons, Eric (Jennifer), Arbor Vitae, WI; Geoffrey (Pamela), Tarentum, PA; John (Amy), Franklin Park, PA; four grandchildren, Caithlin, Zachary, Adeline, and Sadie; one sister, Lois (Nevin) Davis; one sister-in-law, Carol (Lenard) Berglund; one aunt, Frances Colberg; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Kane and Mary Kay Shannon, and a grandson, Emery Paul.

A Visitation will be held at Schellhaas Funeral Home, 388 Center Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22. Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, in First English Evangelical Lutheran Church, 615 Grant Street, Pittsburgh PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are directed to First English Evangelical Lutheran Church Bequest and Memorial Fund, or to Forbes Hospice, c/o Forbes Health Foundation, 2570 Haymaker Rd., Monroeville, PA 15146 in memory of the Rev. Dr. Kane.

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