JAMES KUZEMCHAK, 86
James J. Kuzemchak, age 86, of Indiana, and formerly of Clymer, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. Friends of James Kuzemchak will be received on Monday, Sept. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home in Clymer. A Panachida Service will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Michaels Cemetery in Clymer.
James J. Kuzemchak, age 86, of Indiana, formerly of Clymer, died on Wednesday, August 28, 2014 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was the son of George and Mary (Kusz) Kuzemchak, born on September 3, 1927 in Clymer, PA.
During his working years, Jim was involved in farming, logging and coal leasing activities. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved spending time at his farm near Penn Run, working on lawn and farm equipment in addition to activities associated with his farm and Christmas trees.
He was a beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather and always loved to stay in touch with his many nieces and nephews.
He is survived by two children, George Kuzemchak and his companion, Roxanne Bender of Fallentimber, PA; Rosemary Krolick and husband, Joe Krolick Jr. of Indiana, PA; four grandchildren, Stacy Kuzemchak of Indiana; Greg Kuzemchak of Indiana; John Kuzemchak and wife, Kristen of Wilmington, NC; two great granddaughters, Peyton Grace and Parker Marie Kuzemchak of Wilmington, NC; one sister, Peggy Konchan of FL; one brother, George Kuzemchak of Clymer; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 67 years, Irene (Kochman) Kuzemchak; brothers, Robert, Michael, John, and Andrew; sisters, Ann, Katherine, Mary and Helen.
Friends will be received on Monday, September 1, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home, Clymer. A Panachida Service will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. His funeral service will be on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Father Matthew Conjelko. Interment will be in St. Michaels Cemetery, Clymer.
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