Kuruc, Joseph A. "Joe" Age 85, of Medina, OH, formerly of Chicago and Naperville, IL, at rest Sunday, March 10, 2013 at home. He was born September 11, 1927 in Nanticoke, PA. Beloved husband of 44 years to the late Jacqueline (nee Davis) Kuruc; loving father of Joseph G. (Mary) Kuruc, Michael (Janina) Kuruc, Mark (Anna) Kuruc and Matthew (Renee) Kuruc; adored grandfather of Kevin (Denise) Kuruc, Karrie Kuruc, Kate (Dan Spleha) Kuruc, Kirstie (Barry Wilson) Kuruc and James Kuruc, Joseph and John Kuruc, Sean, Shannon and Ethan Kuruc and Heather Li, Samantha, Jonathan, Michelle and Jillian Kuruc; cherished great-grandfather of Ava Kuruc, Christine and Christopher Spleha; devoted son of the late John and Suzana Kuruc; dear brother of Mary (the late Felix) Gretkowski and the late John Kuruc, Jr.; fond uncle of many. Joe grew up in Nanticoke and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.He worked for many years as a nurse at Ravenswood Hospital and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Chicago. Joe moved to Naperville in 1996 and was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church, a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1369 and a member of the American Legion Post #43. Visitation Thursday, March 14, 3:00-9:00P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville.Services will begin Friday, March 15, 9:45A.M. from the funeral home and will proceed to a 10:30A.M. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Rd., Naperville.Interment: All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Benedictine Sisters of Chicago, 7430 N. Ridge Avenue, Chicago, IL 60645-1913. For info. (630)355-0213, www.friedrich-jones.com
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Published in Naperville Sun on Mar. 13, 2013