|Carol M. SMITH
SMITH, Carol M. age 51, of Kettering, OH passed away at Hospice of Dayton on
Thursday January 17, 2013. She battled Multiple Myeloma for over 5 years with
courage and grace. She is preceded in death by her parents, Stan and Dorothy
Kucharski and ex-husband, Philip Singer. She is survived by her daughters,
Megan (Mitch) Green and Kaitlyn Singer; husband, Rick Smith; step-children,
Kelly (Scott) Ballard, Laura (Matt) Miracle, Tyler and Allie Smith; 3 stepgrandchildren;
and siblings, Dan (Svetlana) Kucharski, Cindy (Terry) Goins, Greg
Kucharski, and Dianne (Tom) Smyczek. Carol graduated from Stebbins High
School in 1979 and worked at BICO for 30 years. Visitation is Sunday January
20, 2013 from 5pm to 8pm at the Newcomer Funeral Home (North Chapel) 4104
Needmore Road, Dayton, OH. Mass of Christian Burial is Monday January 21,
2013 at 12pm at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, Dayton, OH. Interment is in
Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Dayton.
Published in Dayton Daily News on January 19, 2013
|Elizabeth O. (Liz) RIVIELLO
RIVIELLO, Elizabeth O. "Liz" (Kucharski) age 77, of Huber Heights, passed away
Friday, January 11, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Liz is survived by
her sons & daughter-in-law, Kim of TX, Mel & Tracy of Huber Heights, Deron &
his companion Jennifer of Pensacola, FL; daughter, Tina Riviello & her
companion, Larry Semlar of Huber Heights; daughter & son-in-law, Rita & Randy
Pike of Butler Twp.; grandchildren, Ashley, Kelsey, Cody, Ryan, Brittany, Bianca,
Emily, Natalie & Dominic; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn & Caiden; sisters,
Sophie Gemza, Anna Cornelius, Alice Weidle all of Dayton; beloved members of
the Kucharski Family and Riviello Family; extended family in Clyde, NY including
Donnie & FiFi, Carol, Bobbie & Eileen, Rodney & Julie; numerous nieces and
nephews; the caring faculty, staff and children at Rushmore Elementary; many
dear friends; all the wonderful neighbors throughout the years and countless
others. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 45 years, Melvin "Sonny"; parents, Joseph & Helen Kucharski;
son, Carmen; 4 sisters; 7 brothers & a granddaughter. Liz was born in Dayton on February 4, 1935, she married Melvin on July
27, 1957, was employed since 1976 at the Wayne Twp. Schools now Huber Heights City Schools, worked in the cafeteria and
was a teachers aid (paraprofessional). She was a loving and devoted mother, and grandmother attending all her
grandchildren's soccer, volleyball and baseball games being their #1 sports fan. Liz enjoyed cooking, going to the Hollywood
Casino where she loved "her slots", adventure shopping looking for the bargain of the day & Kohl's will surely miss her! Mass of
the Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, January 17, 2013 at The St. Peter Catholic Church, 6161 Chambersburg
Road with Father Robert Hadden celebrant. Interment Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Marker & Heller
Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old Troy Pike from 5-8 PM Wednesday. The family will always remember the loving
care provided to Liz by Konia, the Pike family and everyone at The Hospice of Dayton. If desired memorial contributions may be
made to The Hospice of Dayton in Liz's memory.
Published in Dayton Daily News on January 14, 2013
KUCHARSKI, Edward Walter Age 79 of Union, passed away unexpectedly
on Saturday, July 22, 2006. He was one of 14 children born to the
late Joseph and Helen Kucharski. Ed had retired after 35 years from
the McCaulley Corporation. He was a member of Transfiguration Catholic
Church in West Milton and also attended the West Milton Church of
the Nazarene. Ed was a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he was a cook,
a member of the V.F.W. Post 5434 in Union, the Men's Auxillary of
V.F.W. Post 8211 in West Milton, the Grandfathers Club Chapter 1 Cloudy
Boys and the Union Horseshoe Club for 24 years and the Darke County
Horseshoe Club. He is survived by his sons: Joseph Kucharski of Union,
Charles Kucharski and wife Terry, their children: Catherine and Stephen
of Cincinnati, daughters: Christine Manning of Dayton, Kathleen Kucharski
and her children: Nicholas and Christopher from FL, son: Edward Kucharski
of West Milton and his children: Erika Kucharski of Carlisle, McKinley
Kucharski of Troy and great grandson: Eli Kucharski, son: Paul Kucharski
and wife: Veronica and their children: Brittany, Mikaela, Sam, Alex,
Ben, Nathaniel all from Australia, mother-in-law: Margaret Ferraro
of Dayton, girlfriend: Dottie Foster of West Milton and her children
and grandchildren. Also survived by his brothers: Joe Kucharsky of
Trotwood, Ben Kucharski of Northridge, sisters: Anna Cornelius of
CA, Alice Weidle of Kettering, Sophie Gemza of Dayton, Liz Riviello
of Huber Heights, sister- in-law: Dorothy Kucharski of Dayton, numerous
nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. He was preceded in death
by his wife: Antoinette Francis Kucharski of 53 years. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2006 at the
Transfiguration Catholic Church (972 S. Miami St., West Milton) with
Father John MacQuarrie as celebrant. Interment will follow the Mass
at Calvary Cemetery in Dayton. The family will receive friends on
Wednesday, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Kindred Funeral Home (400
Union Blvd., Englewood) where prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m. on
Thursday, prior to Mass. If desired, memorial contributions may be
made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made
to the family at www.KindredFuneralHome.com.
Published in the Dayton Daily News from 7/25/2006 - 7/26/2006.
Mary Keefer - Lee Kucharski's Mother-in-Law
KEEFER, Mary Ann Age 72, of Dayton, passed away Wednesday, July 12,
2006, at Kettering Medical Center. Mary Ann was born December 16, 1933
in Raleigh Co., West Virginia to Floyd & Esther (Buzzard) Schoolcraft.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, Clarence Keefer,
Jr., in 1978; by two sons, Marlin Lynn Keefer and Marshall Lee Keefer;
and by one grandson, Rod McDonaldson. Mary Ann is survived by three children,
Melvin Keefer of Eaton, Cindy Gerrard of West Carrollton and Cecelia
(& Robert Lee Kucharski) McCaffery of Dayton; 18 grandchildren; numerous
great grandchildren; and by 10 brothers and sisters. Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic
Church where Mary Ann had been a long-time member (272 Bainbridge St.,
Dayton). Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Trotwood. The
family will be receiving friends from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Sunday,
at Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory, 4104 Needmore Road, Dayton.
To send a special message to the family, please visit www.NewcomerFamily.com.
Published in the Dayton Daily News on 7/14/2006.
RIVIELLO, Carmen J. age 47, of Dayton, passed away unexpectedly on Monday,
April 17, 2006 at his residence. Carmen was the founder and owner of
New Faces Hair Designs in Huber Heights for the last 25 years, a member
of St. Peter Catholic Church and 1976 graduate of Wayne High School.
He was preceded in death by his father, Melvin in 2002. Carmen is survived
by his wife, Angela M.; daughter, Bianca & son, Dominic both at home;
mother, Elizabeth "Liz" Riviello of Huber Heights; sister & friend,
Tina Riviello of West Milton; sister & brother-in-law, Rita & Randy
Pike of Vandalia; brothers & sisters-in- law, Kim Riviello of Arlington,
TX, Mel & Tracy Riviello of Huber Heights, Deron & Shelley
Riviello of Pensacola, FL; Angie's family, Sharon & Charles Staggs
of Celina, John & Zandra Gibson of Bellbrook, Lisa & Carey
Shoff of Charleston, SC; numerous other relatives, all his faithful co-workers & patrons
at New Faces and many many loving friends. Prayers 9:30 AM Monday at
the Marker & Heller Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old
Troy Pike and Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Monday at St. Peter Catholic
Church, 6161 Chambersburg Road with Father Earl Simone celebrant. Interment
Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home
from 2-5 PM Sunday. If desired memorial contributions may be made to
the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, 8 Triangle Park Dr., Suite 800,
Cincinnati, OH 45246 in Carmen's memory.
Published in the Dayton Daily News on 4/22/2006.
Arthur G. "Art" Age 58, of Troy, passed away unexpectedly on
Monday September 26, 2005 as the result of an auto accident. Art was employed
by Heidelberg Distributing Co. (Budweiser) for 35 years; & a member
of Eagles Aerie 3621 and their motor cycle club. Art enjoyed boating,
playing the lottery, traveling and riding his motor cycle. He was preceded
in death by his brothers, Steve & Jamey Collins. Art is survived by
his loving companion and best friend, Tina
Riviello who he has adored for the last 13 years; mother,
Norma Mendez of Alameda, CA; son & daughter-in-law, Troy & Heather
Collins & step-son James all of Dayton; sister, Holly Collins; aunts,
Mary Vargas, JoAnne Vargas all of Alameda, CA; uncle, Ray Cosby Sr. of
Maiden, MA; nieces & nephews, Chad, Kortnee, Ashley, Cody, Kelsey,
Ryan, Brittany, Bianca, Emily, Natalie, & Dominic; many cousins; his
many critters that he adored Harley & Misty his dogs; ducks, Bud &
Busch, and his raccoon, Carmel; Tina's mother, sister and brothers and
numerous other relatives and many many friends. Funeral service 1:00 PM
Saturday at Marker & Heller Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844
Old Troy Pike with Pastor Candy Null officiating. The family will receive
friends at the funeral home from 11:00 AM Saturday until service time
Published in the Dayton Daily News on 9/30/2005.
||KUCHARSKI, Agnes M. (Zaldain) Age 87 of Dayton, passed away on June
4, 2005 after a lengthy illness. Agnes was born in Convent, Louisiana
on January 4, 1918 and a preceded in death by her husband John S. (1986),
and three brothers Leon, Alfred, and Faris. She was a life-long member
of St. Stephen Catholic Church, graduate of Roosevelt H.S. (1937) and
Miami-Jacobs Business College. She is survived by two brothers Philip
and Sam, and a loving, devoted sister, Annabelle (Carroll) Agnes, also
leaves behind two sons, John P. (Judith) and Mark, both of Dayton. She
was a loving grandmother of five, Karen (McKeand), Kelly (Murphy), Amy
(Steininger), Todd and Kevin. Beloved great- grandmother of six, Taylor,
Jenna, Connor, Jake, Garrett and Kyle. She is also survived by a host
of relatives and friends. Agnes will be best remembered for her generosity,
kind heart and loving friendship. Special thanks to Bridget Bruno who
lovingly cared for Agnes throughout her illness. May she rest in peace.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hospice
of Dayton in Agnes' name. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June
8th, 9:00 A.M. at Magetti-Gavin Funeral Home, 1508 Valley Street followed
by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10:00 A.M. at St. Stephen Catholic Church,
1114 Troy Street. Interment Calvary Cemetery.
HUNKLER, Raymond Joseph Age 87, of Union,
passed away on Friday, April 29, 2005 at Hospice of Dayton He is preceded
in death by his parents John Joseph & Margaret Ellen (Billett) Hunkler,
and his wife Mary Alice (Kucharski) Hunkler. Survivors include his son
Ronnie Hunkler of Cape Coral, FL, daughter Cindy Huston of Union; 3
grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; sister Charlotte Williams of Dayton,
and his brother Thomas Hunkler of Clayton. He served in the United States
Navy during WWII. He was a farmer and was formerly employed by Hobart.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at 10:30 a.m.
at Hale-Sarver Funeral Home, West Milton. Friends may call on Wednesday
at Hale-Sarver one hour prior to services.
GEMZA, Joseph J. Age 86 of Dayton, OH, passed away Monday, December
5, 2005 at Maria- Joseph Living Care Center. Joe was a very proud WWII
Veteran and served as a SSGT with the 83rd Division, 736th Tank Battalion,
and was awarded two Military Orders of the Purple Heart. He retired
from the City of Dayton, Water Dept. after 36 years of distinguished
work. Joe was a life-long member of the Polish A.D. Club as Marshal,
and served as Manager of the Polish Club Country Club and was widely
known throughout the community for unselfishly helping others. He was
an avid sports fan and played for the Dayton Dakotas semi-pro football
Team; was inducted to the Ohio Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame; participated
in numerous P.R.C.U. and P.N.A. golf and bowling tournaments; and often
took fishing trips to Canada with his Old North Dayton buddies. He was
a life-long member of St. Adalbert's Polish-Catholic Church, and served
as an Usher for many years. His loyal memberships included: Civilian
Conservation Corps #122; Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter
#31; P.R.C.U. Lodge 769; P.N.A. Lodge 1935; American Legion Post 200;
V.F.W. Post 2800; AmVets Post 46; Disabled American Veterans Chapter
#9; and American Czechoslovakian Club. Joe is survived by his loving
wife Sophia of 55 years; son Stephen and daughter-in- law Tracey; daughter
Lisa; grand- daughter LeAnn; sister Martha Roesle; and brother Alex
Gemza (Jensen Beach, FL). Friends may call on Thursday, December 8th
from 5 to 8 p.m. at Magetti Gavin Funeral Home, 1508 Valley St. A prayer
service will be conducted on Friday, December 9th @ 9:30 a.m. at the
Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial @ 10:00 a.m. at
St. Adalbert's Catholic Church, 1511 Valley St. Interment to follow
at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu & flowers, memorial contributions may
be made to The Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc., P.O. Box 11390,
Tempe, Arizona 85284-0024 or www.lewybodydementia.org. A special thank
you to the Lourdes 4 Staff at Maria-Joseph for their exceptional, loving
care of Joseph. You made a difference.
If you have
any other family news please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
and I will try
to keep the latest news on the Kucharski's on this web page for everyone!
81, of Dayton passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2008 due to complications
from a stroke at Maria Joseph Center. She is preceded in death by
her husband Stanley J. Kucharski and parents Frank and Victoria Geiger.
Dorothy is survived by her children Daniel (Svetlana) Kucharski,
Cindy (Terry) Goins, Greg Kucharski, Carol (Rick) Smith, and Dianne
(Tom) Smyczek; grandchildren Kristen Lapp, Bryan Lapp, Megan Singer,
and Kaitlyn Singer; 3 great-grandchildren; and many other family
and friends. She was a beloved mother and grandmother and will be
greatly missed. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30AM Saturday January
12, 2008 at Our Lady of the Rosary, 22 Notre Dame. Family will receive
friends from 9:00-10:00AM Saturday prior to services at Newcomer
Funeral Home, 4104 Needmore Rd. Burial will follow services at Calvary
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice
of Dayton. To send a special message to the family please visit www.NewcomerFamily.com
KUCHARSKI, Dorothy G.
Published in the Dayton Daily News on 1/10/2008.
( Antoinette "Toni" Kucharski's
She passed away one day before her 102 Birthday!
Ferraro, Margaret (Longo), age 101 of Union, passed away on Thursday,
August 2, 2007 at the Maria
Joseph Living Care Center. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Margaret
was a member of
Transfiguration Catholic Church in West Milton and Our Lady of The Rosary Catholic
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Michael V. and LaDonna Ferraro
daughter-in-law: Grace Ferraro of Springboro, sister-in-law: Maggie Longo
of Dayton, 11
grandchildren, numerous great and great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews,
relative and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Charles Ferraro, daughter and son-in-law:
“Toni” and Edward Kucharski, son: Frank Ferraro, parents: Michael
and Frances (Mantia) Longo,
11 brothers and sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 6 at
the Maria Joseph Living
Care Center Chapel (4830 Salem Ave) with Father William O’Donnell
as celebrant. Interment will
follow at Calvary Cemetery in Dayton. The family will receive friends on Monday,
from 9:00 a.m.
until time of services at the church. If desired, memorial contributions may
be made to the Maria
Joseph Living Care Center or Hospice of Dayton, envelopes will be provided. The
Home, Englewood is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the
Bernard W. "Big Ben" Kucharski
KUCHARSKI, Sr., Bernard W. "Big Ben" Age 88, of Dayton, passed
away on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at his home. He was born in Dayton,
Ohio on April 21, 1920 to Joseph and Helen (Dereszkiewicz) Kucharski.
Ben served in the Three Cs and was a foreman for Univis Lens. He was
the founder of Bens Batteries in 1948. He enjoyed fishing at his cabin
in Canada and mushroom hunting with family and friends. Ben was an avid
sports fan and race horse owner. He is preceded in death by his parents;
wife of 55 years, Edith May Carolus Kucharski; brothers, Charlie, Eddie,
Stanley, Johnny, & Walter; and his sisters, Mary, Helen, & Barbara.
Survivors include his three sons, Charles F. (Melody) of Fairborn, OH,
Bernard W. Jr. of Dayton, OH, and Robert L. (Cecelia) of Dayton, OH;
grandchildren, Ryan, Justin, Heather, Robyn, Nicholas, Johnny, Cindy,
Jason, Ronnie & Cyrus; great grandchildren, Joel, Angelica, Alyssa,
Jordan, & Libby; brother, Joe Kucharsky; sister, Sophia Gemza, Anna
Cornelius, Alice Weidle, & Elizabeth (Liz) Riviello; special friends,
Jack Turner, Mark Turner, Rex Lopez, Larry Heindl, & Enzo Alemeda;
brother-in-law & sister-in- law, Jack & Elsie Stuck; and a host
of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday,
October 29, 2008 at Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory, 4104 Needmore
Rd, Dayton. Interment will follow at Willow View Cemetery, Dayton. The
family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5-8
PM. To send a special message to the family, please visitwww.NewcomerDayton.com.
ZAIDAIN, Philip age 86, passed away Friday, March 20 in Dayton, OH. Born in 1922 in Convent, LA, he moved to Dayton at age 9. A graduate of Roosevelt High School, he attended Sinclair Community College. He served proudly as a Medical Corpsman in the Navy at Pearl Harbor during World War II. Following his military service he worked as a Management Analyst for DESC, during which time he specialized in and advanced the cause of Equal Employment Opportunity. He was a founding member of the Dayton Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and was instrumental in establishing the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Dayton Children's Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his son, Philip S.; daughter, Stephanie L.; his parents, Saleem and Zelfa (Sawaya) Zaidain; and 4 brothers, and a sister. He is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Walters Zaidain; his daughters, Rebecca Zaidain Parlette and Lisa Zaidain; grandsons, Philip Kaiser- Parlette and wife Traci (Smith) and Philip Saslaw; granddaughters, Deborah and husband Greg Andrew, Laura Parlette, and Ellen Saslaw; great grandsons, Philip and Stephen Kaiser-Parlette; great granddaughter, Alexis Parlette; sister, Annabelle Carroll; and many cherished nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends. He was a loving husband, father, and friend who left the world a better place. "What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal." Internment of cremains with brief graveside service will be Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 12 pm at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, 8200 West National Road, New Carlisle. Following this, his family will receive friends at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME- BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd. on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 2-3 pm with a memorial service at 3 pm at Tobias Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 3481 Office Park Drive, Suite 120, Dayton, OH, 45439.
Joseph Kucharsky Jr.
KUCHARSKY, Joseph Jr. age 95 of Trotwood, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2009. He was born October 15, 1914 in Dayton to the late Joseph Sr. and Helen Kucharsky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Grace Kucharsky. He is survived by his 7 children, Beverly Milstead, Ronald Kucharsky, Yvonne Smith, James Kucharsky, Richard Kucharsky, Tom Kucharsky, Bill Kucharsky and many grandchildren. Joseph was an exceptional athlete and sports advocate. He was inducted into the Dayton Bowling Hall of Fame. Joseph was a hard working man and loving father. Services will be held Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home Kettering Chapel (3940 Kettering Blvd, Kettering, OH, 45439). The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. before the service. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. To send the family a special message online, please visitwww.NewcomerDayton.com.