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Earl "Bud" Kornn, 77

ADAMS, Mass. —  

Mr. Earl R. “Bud” Kornn, 77, of Adams, died on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at Berkshire Medical Center in North Adams.

He was born in Putnam, CT, on July 27, 1945, a son of the late Elmer and Hazel (Witherell) Kornn. He attended schools in Connecticut.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Linda J. Luczynski, whom he married on September 20, 1969; two daughters, Kelly Faucher and her husband Stephen of Adams and Kimberly Kornn of North Adams; one brother, Ernest Kornn and his wife Lois of Pittsfield; one sister, Betty Green of Georgia; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by four brothers, Eugene, Edward, Ralph and Jerry Kornn and by a sister Evelyn Tower.

Mr. Kornn was a Vietnam Era veteran and served in the US Army stationed in Germany. After being discharged from active duty he was a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard until his retirement after 30 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion for 56 years at the Richard A. Ruether Post 152 in Williamstown.

Bud had been a longtime member of the Adams Turn Hall where he could be found working on their bowling alleys. He loved tinkering around, collecting odds and ends and being outdoors, especially taking care of his lawn. After his retirement, he traveled with his wife and longtime friends. He was a very devoted husband, father and "Poppy". "888" He always enjoyed his morning coffee and reading the paper and could be found every morning at the former Corner Lunch in Adams.

Mr. Kornn last worked in the maintenance department of the Berkshire County Superior Court until his retirement. Earlier he had worked in the power transformer division of General Electric Company in Pittsfield and Schenectady, NY.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in the spring to be announced.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to the Richard A. Ruether Post 152 American Legion, PO Box 152, Williamstown, MA 01267.

The PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams is in charge of arrangements.

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RIP uncle buddy. prayers for the family
from: Lorie Kornn Mitchellon: 03-22-2023

So sorry to hear of "Bud's" passing. May he rest in peace. Remember your fond memories and "Bud" will always be with you. God's blessings. Sincerely, Joseph Nowak
from: Joseph Nowakon: 03-21-2023

I couldn't ask for a better brother-in-law, driving partner for a lot of years in the Guard, and best friend. I'll miss you a lot as will a lot of your friends and fellow Legionnaires. Rest in Peace Earl, we'll meet again!
from: Danon: 03-21-2023

Linda & family, so sorry to hear about Buddy's passing. We had a lot of good times and laughs together playing cards and camping. He will be sadly missed by everyone.
from: Linda & Archie DuPonton: 03-21-2023

Linda and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband and father. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope the wonderful memories that you all have will help you get through this difficult time.
from: Deb LaCasseon: 03-21-2023

J Rosenburg. Soldier a lol l day long.
from: on: 03-20-2023

Dear Linda and family, We are so sorry to hear of Bud passing. We had some really great time with you both and he will be missed dearly. Our prayers and thoughts are you always.
from: on: 03-20-2023

Linda and family, I am so sorry to hear of Bud's passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.
from: Kathy Gwozdzon: 03-20-2023

Linda & Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Bud was such a nice man....may he rest in peace.
from: Linda Davine Koscheon: 03-20-2023

I m deeply Saddened to learn of Bud's passing and am offering my deepest condolences to Linda And His two Daughters.
from: Gene Kemp on: 03-19-2023