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Edward M. Kuca, Sr.

June 10, 1924 - October 16, 2018

Edward M. Kuca, Sr., 94, of Benwood, died Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Peterson Rehab and Geriatric Center.
He was born June 10, 1924 in Wheeling, a son of the late John and Caroline Kocur Kuca.
Ed was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel-Beech Bottom Plant, and was a member of St. John Catholic Church, former member of the Benwood City Council for 24 years, American Legion Post 46 Benwood for 50 years, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Council 1907, and a former member of Garabaldi Club. Ed proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII and also in the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Raymond Kuca in 2011, 3 sisters; Mary and Sophia Bober, Cecelia Harris and 5 brothers; Matthew, Michael, Joe, Frank and John Kuca.
Surviving are his 4 children; Karen (Jim) Wrenn of Midlothian, VA, Mayor Edward (Gerry) Kuca, Jr. of Benwood, Cindy (Chris) Minor of Benwood, Lou (Lorrie) Kuca of Benwood, 2 sisters; Blanche Richard of Wheeling and Anna McNeil of Weirton, 6 grandchildren; Jennifer (Hervey) Lavoie, Brian (Adriana) Wrenn, Michelle (Jason) Angelica, Nick (Beth Loy) Kuca, Elliott Wrenn and Melissa (Joe) King, along with 4 great-grandchildren; Ben and Reagan Angelica, Owen King and Maria Wrenn.
Ed’s family will receive friends on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, WV.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:00am at St. John Catholic Church, Benwood, with Rev. Arul Anthony as celebrant.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, with full military honors from the Moundsville Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Catholic Church or online at www.TMCFunding.com
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040

Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time: 10:00 am


St. John Catholic Church, Benwood

622 Main Street
Benwood , WV 26031

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018


Mount Calvary Cemetery Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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