Raymond KOCIUBA

Male 1921 - 2008


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  • Born  07 May 1921  Millville,Worcester County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  18 Feb 2008  Syracuse,Onondaga County,New York,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  Onondaga Valley Cemetery,,, Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Obituary:
      Raymond Kociuba, 86, of "The Valley" died Monday at Van Duyn Home & Hospital. He retired from Steam Fitters Local 818 and 267 in 1985 as a steam fitter, following 52 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in WWII. A certified carbine marksman, he was wounded and received the Purple Heart while participating in the first wave of the invasion of Normandy at Omaha Beach.

      He was a member of the Valley American Legion Post #1468, Valley VFW and the Society of 1st Division. Mr. Kociuba was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying summers at the river, fishing and hunting, where he was a former member of the Lime Kilm Lake Fish & GameClub. He was a communicant of St. Michael's Church. He was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn Van Epps Kociuba, in 2006.

      Ray's family would like to acknowledge the staff of 3N at Van Duyn Home & Hospital for the wonderful care given during his stay.

      Surviving: a son, Michael J. (Michele) Kociuba of Onondaga Hill; a daughter, Lynn Kociuba of Syracuse; a sister, Marie Hart of Jamesville; two granddaughters, Jamie and Lindsay; and several nieces and nephews.

      Services will be 11:15 a.m. Thursday at the Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Inc., Syracuse and noon at St. Michael's Church. Burial will be in Onondaga Valley Cemetery. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 4612 S. Salina Street, Syracuse.

      Contributions may be made to the Humane Society of CNY or to the SPCA. Please light a candle in memory of Ray at www.ballweg-lunsford.com
      [Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - Tuesday, February 19, 2008]
    Person ID  I220  Our Ancestors
    Last Modified  3 Sep 2016 

    Father  John KOCIUBA,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Josephine CHUBAY,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F4293  Group Sheet

    Family  Marilyn Joyce VAN EPPS,   b. 15 Oct 1930, Perryville,Madison County,New York,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 2006, Syracuse,Onondaga County,New York,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Apr 1953  Syracuse,Onondaga County,New York,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. L.P. KOCIUBA
     2. M.J. KOCIUBA
    Last Modified  3 Sep 2016 
    Family ID  F71  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 May 1921 - Millville,Worcester County,Massachusetts,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1953 - Syracuse,Onondaga County,New York,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 2008 - Syracuse,Onondaga County,New York,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Social Security Application, (Social Security Administration, Baltimore, MD), SS# 036-12-7747 (1939).

    2. [S28] Social Security Death Index, (On-line Database, Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo, UT, 2009, (www.ancestry.com)), SS# 036-12-7747, Issued: RI (Before 1951).

    3. [S91] Obituary, (On-Line Database, Syracuse Post Standard, Local History / Genealogy, OCPL, 447 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY, (http://www.onlib.org/)), February 19, 2008.

    4. [S16] Marriage Announcement, (Paper Unknown, Newspaper clipping owned by author.), April 1953.


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