KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. - Marvin E. Kanze, founder of Marvin E. Kanze Inc., Havertown Pa., died peacefully on Dec. 15. He started the business in 1953; his son Aaron is now the president, and son Jonathan has also joined the company.

Kanze served as chief elected officer (a position now known as chairman) for the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) in 1982. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Myra; sons Aaron, James, Jonathan, Bruce, and Michael; 10 grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Montgomery Hospice, 25 W. Fornace St., Norristown, PA, 19401, or the charity of your choice.

Publication date:12/28/2009