Donald Kuchinka

August 20, 1927 - October 12, 2021

08/20/1927 - 10/12/2021

Past Services

Friday October 15, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday October 15, 2021
12:00 pm

Donald A. Kuchinka, 94 of Shadyside, Ohio died Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in the Park Health Center in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

He was born August 20, 1927 in Bellaire, Ohio son of the late Matthew and Mary Lokas Kuchinka.

Don was a retired employee of the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio and the Sons of Italy Lodge 754 in Bellaire, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gilda O. “Judy” Aprea Kuchinka on January 7, 2020, one sister, Mary Kovack and two brothers, Matthew and Joseph Kuchinka.

Surviving are his sisters, Elizabeth Ryan of St. Clairsville, Ohio and Rose (Tom) Kopyar of Cambridge, Ohio and his brother, John (Donna) Kuchinka of Columbus, Ohio. Also several nieces and nephews.

A memorial visitation for family and friends will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio on Friday from 11 am until time of the funeral liturgy with Mass at 12 Noon with Fr. Daniel Heusel, as Celebrant.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Valley Hospice, Inc. by going to Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio.

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Janet Cochran Vitiello
2 years ago

Don was a good friend of my late husband Joe and I. He played cards at our home every Tuesday and Thursday. Don was a very nice gentleman. My sympathy to the family.