Clara Kucher (Fiazza)
Clara Marie Kucher, 95 of Burgettstown, died Friday, January 19, 2018.
She was born January 12, 1923 in Follansbee, WV, a daughter of the late Francesco and Rose DiBonaventura Fiazza.
Prior to retirement, Mrs. Kucher was employed as a draftsman for RCA Corporation in Washington.
She was a proud US Marine Corp veteran during WW II, where she built planes.
She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Burgettstown and the Burgettstown Senior Citizen Center.
In earlier times she was a Cub Scout Leader. Mrs. Kucher enjoyed reading and crafting.
On April 1, 1947, she married Paul Kucher, who died on March 4, 2016.
Surviving are her children, Marilyn McCourt of Coconut Grove, FL, Paul (Susan) Kucher of Burgettstown, Dr. Michael (Dr. Laurie) Kucher of Clinton, and Michele (Craig) Kurtz of Fayettsville, NC, six grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Deceased in addition to her husband are her brothers, Andrew, James, Domenic, and Samuel Fiazza, and a sister who died in infancy.
Friends will be received from 6-8 pm on Tuesday, January 23 in the Taucher Funeral Home, 23 Erie Mine Road, Burgettstown, where a blessing service will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, January 24 with the Rev. Bob Staszewski officiating. Interment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Follansbee, WV with full military honors accorded by Slovan-Burgettstown VFW.
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