NORWALK, Conn. -- Julius Kucsma, a longtime resident of Norwalk, died Sunday, Feb. 7. He was 90.
Born in Szegilong, Hungary, Kucsma was a set-up mechanic for Beiersdorf Inc. for many years and previously worked for Glenbrook Labs. He and his wife were longtime members of St. Ladislaus Church, where he was a reader for the Hungarian Mass.
Kucsma was very proud of his Hungarian heritage, enjoyed wine making and gardening and was very handy and creative.
He is survived by his wife of more than 52 years, Helen Lipus Kucsma; children Julius Kucsma Jr. and his wife Kelly of Charlotte, N.C. and Rosemary Field and her husband Brian of Fairfield; grandchildren Kyle and Kara Kucsma and Dante and Dylan Field; and three nieces and one nephew in Hungary.
Kucsma was predeceased by his parents, Steve and Rose Szabo Kucsma
Visiting hours will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk. A Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12 at St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to Connecticut Hospice by clicking here or by mail to 100 Double Beach Road, Branford.
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