Dr. Lawrence Kienle passes away but leaves a legacy for two

December 10, 2015

HERSHEY, Pa. — Dr. Lawrence Kienle, a man of towering generosity who was passionate about patient-centered care, passed away on Dec. 4 at the age of 92. Kienle and his wife, Dr. Jane Witmer Kienle, have been instrumental in the emphasis on humanistic care that Penn State Hershey has become known for nationally and internationally.

The cover story of the December 2006 edition of Penn State Medicine magazine highlighted the legacy of Drs. Larry and Jane Kienle. The story has been republished here.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Doctors Kienle Endowment for Humane Medicine, c/o Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033. Hoover Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Last Updated December 10, 2015