Agnes Mary Cusma
1921 - 2015
Peninsula Memorial Chapel
5839 Kenai Spur Hwy.
Kenai, AK
Lifelong Alaskan Native Agnes Mary Cusma, 94, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Keen Eye Care Assisted Living in Soldotna.
A panikhida prayer service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai. Additional viewing will be at noon Friday, July 10, at Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Ave. Funeral services will be held at St. Nicholas Church in Nondalton and she will be buried next to her husband at the church cemetery.
Agnes was born Jan. 27, 1921 in Old Nondalton, Alaska. She worked as a commercial fisherman and health aide.
Agnes was Russian Orthodox and she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, berry picking, and putting up fish in the summer. She is published in many books about her traditions and heritage.
Agnes was preceded in death by her husband Aleck P. Cusma Sr., her parents, Gabriel and Catherine Trefon and brother, Benjamin Trefon Sr.; sisters, Hilda Jackinsky, Linda Roehl, and Cora Cusma and brother, William "Willie" Cusma.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty M. Cunningham of Sterling; son, Aleck P. Cusma Jr. of Nondalton; 16 grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends throughout Alaska.
Memorial donations may be sent to St. Nicholas Church, General Delivery, Nondalton, AK 99640.
Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai and Anchorage Funeral Home in Anchorage.
Published by Peninsula Clarion on Jul. 10, 2015.
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70 years is our life time and 80 years with special mightiness.(Psalm 90:10) Agnes was blessed with years of special mightiness. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories as you celebrate a life well-lived.
July 28, 2015
To Cusma
From Florence W.Hale (Eagle River)
May you rest PeacePeace.
July 19, 2015
Our deepest condolences for your family, we are so sorry for your loss. May your loving memories hold close in your heart and God's love give you peace and comfort. (Psalm 83:18)
(The Davis Family)
July 17, 2015
Sorry to hear about the loss of your dear loved one. Take comfort in knowing that our Heavenly Father yearns to bring back our loved ones and he promises to do away with sickness, tears, and death in the very near future! Until then pray constantly and he will place upon your heart peace. I hope the family finds comfort in these difficult times and you all are able to heal soon!
July 11, 2015
Our sincere condolences to the Cusma Family. She was my godmother and Aunt. She delivered me into this world in Nondalton. I'm forever grateful to her. May you rest in peace. Memory Eternal Godmother, I love you and will miss you.
Marilyn Balluta
Marilyn Balluta
July 10, 2015
Memory Eternal I thank God for letting me get to know what a wonderful and kind person you were! I will always remember taking steambath with you and the late Sophie all 3 of us laughing and having hot cup of tea after taking a steambath!
Matrona Eknaty
July 10, 2015
To The Cusma Family,
She was my mom's first cousin by blood as their father's were brothers. She will be missed by her families n' friends, but for she was loved by all. I know that she will go on her journey to the great beyond with a smile knowing she lived a good life. We all loved you Auntie Agnes.
Cora Nudlash
July 9, 2015
Rest easy gram. You have lived a great life & you now are with our loved ones in Heaven. You are finally home! Love You!
July 8, 2015
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