Chester S. Kucemba, 93, passed away Thursday April 4, 2013 at Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis Medical Center.
He was Born near Pittsburgh Pa. and raised in Naticoke, Pa. Mr. Kucemba was an Army
Veteran of WW2
serving in the Signal Corps Unit of the 88th Infantry division. Upon his honorable discharge he attended Philadelphia Wireless Radio School and obtained his first class radio communications license. He then located to Ewing Township and was employed as station engineer for WTOA (now 94.5 WYSP). He later was an electrician for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and retired from Princeton University
as an electrician in 1986. He resided at the same location for the past 63 years.
He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting and fishing and was a member of the Mohawk Canoe Club since 1970. He also served as chairman of Cub Scout Pack #26 in the early 1960's and was a member of the American Legion.
Son of the late Stanley and Katherine Kucemba and wife of the late Pauline Amato Kucemba, he was brother of the late Stanley Kucemba, Helen Sergey and Margaret Conti. He is survived by a son; Stanley Kucemba; of Ewing and a sister; Stephanie Rosenthal; from New York and several nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday (Apr. 8) at 10 a.m. at Incarnation-St. James Church, 1545 Pennington Road, Ewing. Entombement will follow at St. Mary's Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Deborah Hospital Foundation, 200 Trenton Rd. Browns Mills, NJ or Compassionate Care Hospice, 11 Independence Way Newark DE 19713. Calling hours are Monday 9-10 a.m. at Incarnation-St. James Church. Funeral arangements by Orland's Ewing Memorial Chapel 1534 Pennington Road Ewing township.