- Local Guide
Charles Theodore Kuchar, 60, of Punxsutawney, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Wellington Heights in Punxsutawney.
He was born May 14, 1953, in Kittanning, Pa., the son of the late Charles and Margaret (Lenzi) Kuchar.
He was a logger in the timber industry.
He is survived by his longtime friend and companion, Diane Neville of Punxsutawney.
He is also survived by two daughters, Donna Porterfield and husband Charlie of Lexington, Ga., and Jessica Russell and husband David of Augusta, Ga.; one brother, Thomas Kuchar and wife Linda of Bel Air, Md.; and by one sister, Cathy Hill of Ford City, Pa.
He is also survived by two grandchildren, Riley Porterfield and Emma
Russell; two nephews, Charles Hill and Andrew Kuchar; four nieces, Tina Neigh, Tammy Kundla, Tracey Hill and Allison Kuchar; and by one great-grandniece, Brooke Kundla.
He was preceded in death by one son, Charles Kuchar, Jr.
At the family's request, there will be no public visitation.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yatesboro, Pa.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
A Celebration of Mr. Kuchar's life will follow the Memorial Mass in the Church Hall.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
The family requests that donations in memory of Mr. Kuchar be made to the Punxsutawney Area Hospital Patient Care Fund or to the Wellington Heights Patient Activity Fund.
Online condolences can be made at www.faitfuneralhome.com.