Raymond John Kuczko


Raymond John Kuczko, Fordland, was born September 26, 1940 to John and Mary Kuczko in Newark, New Jersey. He departed this life on January 4, 2018 in his home at the age of 77.

Raymond was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He served his country in the United States Army. Raymond retired from Shell Oil Company in Sewarn, NJ, later working for Lowe’s in Springfield, MO. He was also a Port Monmouth, NJ, Volunteer Fireman for forty years, a New Jersey Special Police officer for eight years in Middletown, NJ., and a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Maxine (Finan) Kuczko; four children, Donna Schmitz and husband, David, Fordland, MO, John Kuczko, Fordland, MO, Thomas Kuczko and wife Julie, Cutler, OH, David Kuczko and wife Kristine, Forked River, NJ; six grandchildren, Jonathan, Jacob, Brian, T.J.,  Makinzi, Alexis; his brother, Mathew Kuczko, Fordland, MO; fourteen nieces and nephews; and ten grand nieces and nephews.


Preceding him in death were his parents, John and Mary Kuczko; brothers, Joseph and George Kuczko; and sisters, Helen and Margaret.

Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Marshfield, MO.  A rosary service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, January 8 at Fraker Funeral Home, Inc. with visitation to follow until 8:00p.m. Interment will be in Stewart Cemetery, Fordland.


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