Richard Mason Nuhn

October 28, 1941 ~ August 29, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old


Richard M. Nuhn passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Buffalo on October 28, 1941 to the late Henry L. and Fredona Mason Nuhn. Richard and his family re-located to several different cities and states while working for Conrail until he retired in the late 90’s.  They settled in Central New York in 2004.

Richard was a 32nd Degree Mason and active in Masonic Lodges throughout his life and was a past Master at several. He was an active member in the Erie Canal Lodge 141, Liverpool Syracuse Lodge 501 and several other lodges within the state. He was District Deputy Grand Master, Columbia District 1992-1994. He was also active in Tigris Shrine, Kedar Khan Grotto and the Royal Order of Jesters. He was a member of Elbridge Community Church and the Syracuse Stamp Club. He was previously active in the Rotary Club of Cato.

Richard spent his retirement years catering meals for different organizations, cooked for the JEACB Kids Break Program and Tigris Shrine Bingo.  His generous nature and the work he did through charitable organizations touched many lives.  He loved nothing more than to entertain and feed friends and family at his home.

Richard is survived by his high school sweetheart and loving wife of 61 years Beatrice (Bailey); sons Howard (Mary), daughter Barbara Moul (David) and son Michael (Judi); 6 grandsons – Zachary Nuhn (Katlyn), Dylan Nuhn (Angelina), Adam Nuhn, Eric Moul (Allison), Casey Moul (Carlee), Patrick Moul; a brother Joe (Janice), nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by his brother Bill.

Calling hours are Tuesday, September 5, 2023 from 3-7 p.m. at Bush Funeral Home in Elbridge, NY followed by Masonic Services at 7pm   Memorial Service will be 11am Wednesday, September 6, 2023 in the Elbridge Community Church.

Contributions in Richard’s memory may be made to Elbridge Community Church Roof Fund or Hospice of CNY.

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September 5, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bush Funeral Home of Elbridge
120 E. Main St.
Elbridge, NY 13060

Masonic Services
September 5, 2023

7:00 PM
Bush Funeral Home of Elbridge
120 E. Main St.
Elbridge, NY 13060

Funeral Service
September 6, 2023

11:00 AM
Elbridge Community Church
109 E. Main St.
Elbridge, New York 13060


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