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May 28, 2024


It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of Kenneth “Ken” George Hubenthal, 76, of Quincy, MA, formerly of Houston, TX, Hillegom, the Netherlands and Pittsburgh, PA. Ken was born on November 28, 1947 in Pittsburgh, PA to Wilma “Sis” Daschbach Hubenthal and Kenneth George Hubenthal, Sr. and passed away on May 28, 2024.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Paul Cathedral, 108 North Dithridge Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. The Rite of Committal and inurnment will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Our Lady of the Rosary Mausoleum, 718 Hazelwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

Ken is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty Duncan Hubenthal of Quincy, MA; daughter, Dr. Erica Hubenthal Lescinskas and husband Robert Lescinskas of Milton, MA; son, Karl Duncan Hubenthal and wife Melissa Danielson of Georgetown, TX; grandchildren, Finley Grace Hubenthal, Matthew Robert Lescinskas, and Hannah Elizabeth Lescinskas; sister, Adele “Nancy” Sparvero and husband James Sparvero of Library, PA; brother, Jim Hubenthal and wife Carol Hubenthal of Pittsburgh, PA; godson and nephew, John Robinson of Pittsburgh, PA; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends who will continue to honor his legacy by living their lives to the fullest.

Ken worked at many jobs while growing up in Pittsburgh including delivering newspapers at 5 a.m. Monday to Saturday for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, setting duckpins at St. Henry Lyceum on Arlington Avenue, and stock clerk for Giant Eagle Supermarket.

Ken was a 1965 graduate of Saint Michael High School, Pittsburgh, PA. He continued his education by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in 1972 from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration in 1976 from The University of Houston. Ken was a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and worked as an economist for the federal government.

Ken was a Vietnam veteran who proudly served his country as a first lieutenant in the United States Army, 101st Airborne Division “Screaming Eagles” and was a member of the elite Pathfinder platoon.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bucky Hubenthal; and beloved grandmother, Adele “Gram” Nagel Daschbach.

If you wish to make a remembrance to honor Ken, please make a memorial to the charity of your choice, or consider a donation to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Cremation arrangements under the direction of Casper Funeral & Cremation Services, Boston, MA.

Our heartfelt thanks to the staff at West Roxbury VA Hospital, Boston, MA. for the compassion and care shown to Ken.

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Casper Funeral Services
187 Dorchester Street
Boston, MA 02127