MOUNT CARMEL — Raymond A. Kuczewski, 80, of 327 N. Locust St., passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital, Danville, following a long illness.
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Born Dec. 3, 1932, in Mount Carmel, he was a son of the late Anthony and Victoria Kuczewski. After living in Maryland and Florida, he returned to his home in Mount Carmel where he has resided for the past several years.
He attended Mother of Consolation Grade School and was a 1950 graduate of Mount Carmel High School.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and was one of nine brothers who served in the military at that time.
He worked as an accountant in various businesses in Baltimore and owned a real estate company.
He was a member of Divine Redeemer Church, Mount Carmel VFW and Mount Carmel American Legion. He enjoyed golfing and watching Eagles and Penn State football.
Surviving are two sons, Robert, of California, and James, of Mount Carmel; a brother, Leonard Kuczewski and his wife, Laura, of South Carolina; a sister, Theresa Saring, of Philadelphia; three stepsons, James Barron and his wife Kathy, of Gilberton, Edmund Barron, of Ashland, and Ronald Barron, of Mount Carmel; one stepdaughter, Julia Barron, of Mount Carmel; eight grandchildren, Catherine, Stephen, Joseph, Samantha, Angelina, Nicholas, Sylvia and Seth, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers.
KUCZEWSKI — Raymond A. Kuczewski, 80, of 327 N. Locust St., Mount Carmel. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Divine Redeemer Church, 300 W. Avenue, Mount Carmel, with the Rev. John A. Szada Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Our Mother of Consolation Church Cemetery, Mount Carmel Township. Viewing will be from 9:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home, Inc,, 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, C.J. Lucas IV, supervisor. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.cjlucasfuneralhome.com.
C. J. Lucas Funeral Home, Inc.
27 North Vine Street
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
Published in The News Item on Dec. 4, 2012