Joseph Kuchinsky, Jr.

Joseph Kuchinsky, Jr. SMSGT, USAF (Ret.), 90, of Silver Spring, Md., went home to the Lord On Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

He was born December 12, 1922 in Maspeth Queens, N.Y., to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Kuchinsky. “Joe” was the beloved husband of 60 years to Katherine Kuchinsky; loving father of Rev. William J. and Michael J. Kuchinsky; proud grandfather of Isobel, Rachel and Louis Kuchinsky.

He was preceded in death by his sisters Ann Rich, Patricia Tibbett and brother Edward Tibbett. A World War II veteran and flight engineer, he was proud to serve our country in the Air Force for 28 and a half years. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Church in Silver Spring on Monday, March 11. Interment was at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.