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Barbara S. Kuracina

(Nee Kwiatkowski)
Of Oxford, PA

A longtime resident of Endicott, died October 29th of complications from pneumonia.

Barbara was predeceased by Steve, her husband of over 50 years, and by her sister, Dorothy Kale. She is mourned by her children, Sandy and Gregg; their spouses, Lew Hinchman and Martha Straus; her grandchildren, Tess Kuracina and Bryce (Liz) Hinchman; and many dear nieces, nephews, and friends.

Barbara grew up in Edwardsville, Pennsylvania, where she enjoyed a happy childhood. Her loving parents, Charles and Martha Kwiatkowski, instilled in her the values of kindness and empathy that guided her through life. Prior to her marriage she was employed as a floral designer. From 1948-2007, she lived in Endicott, where she was a devoted wife and mother and a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Subsequently she moved to Oxford, Pa., to be with her son and his family. Her passions included singing, gardening, sewing, and baking. Barbara will be buried next to her husband in the Slovak Catholic Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Her last wish was that any donations in her memory be directed to CHOW (The Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse), 3 Otseningo Street, Binghamton, NY 13903.

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