September 18, 1928 - April 27, 2015
Josephine "Juska"(Potoczny) Kuzma, 86 of Aliquippa died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, April 27, 2015.She was born in Aliquippa on September 18, 1928 and was the daughter of the late Nick and Frances (Dydek) Potoczny. After the death of her mother Josephine was lovingly taken care of by her Aunt and Uncle, Ben and Louise Koda, who loved and nurtured Josephine as if she was their own daughter.In addition to her parents Josephine was preceded in death on October 26, 2014 by her beloved husband Clarence "Kuzzy" Kuzma. Three sisters: Helen (Mezmar) Kapsha, Stephanie Ceccarelli, and Wanda Unen, Two brothers: Joe Potoczny and Joe Koda.Josephine was a faithful member of St. Titus Roman Catholic Church, the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and South Side Senior Citizens. She found much enjoyment in polka music and dancing. Josephine was also an avid card player and to her family, she was the best pierogi maker in town.She is survived by her loving children. Two sons and a daughter-in-law: Robert and Cindy Kuzma, Moon Twp. Clarence Kuzma, Columbia, S.C. and her daughter: Christine Kuzma, Beaver. Three grandchildren: Deanna and Dr. Daniel Flynn, Lindsay and Ric Crowther and Bobby Kuzma, three great grandsons: Dylan and Jace Crowther and Nico Flynn. She is also survived by her brother: Martin "Turk"Potoczny, sister: Frances Odlivak, sister-in-law: Nancy Potoczny, brother-in-law: John "Turk" Unen and numerous nieces and nephews.Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. in the ANTHONY MASTROFRANCESCO FUNERAL HOME 2026 MCMINN STREET, ALIQUIPPA, (724)375-0496. Departing prayers will begin Friday at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9:15 am in St. Titus Church with Rev. Paul Householder officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The Confraternity of Christian Mothers will recite the rosary at 3:30 p.m. in the funeral home on Thursday.
Josephine "Juska"(Potoczny) Kuzma, 86 of Aliquippa died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, April 27, 2015.She was born in Aliquippa on September 18, 1928 and was the daughter of the late Nick and Frances (Dydek) Potoczny.... View Obituary & Service Information
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