2014-03-06 / Obituaries

Robert E. Kurucz

Robert E.

Kurucz, 54, of

North Kingstown, passed away Feb. 28, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved fiancé of Christine Chase.

Born in San Diego, Calif., he was the son of Marcia E. (Toft) Wade and the late Robert Kurucz, and stepson of James Wade of Florida.

Robert started his career in the Army where he trained as a paratrooper and ski patrol. From there he went on to become a self-employed contractor creating his own business, RK Maintenance. Bob lived his life to the fullest. Some of his interests were flying, astronomy, skydiving and NASCAR driving.

Besides his fiancé, he leaves two daughters, Michelle Kurucz of Edgewater, N.J., and Julianna Kurucz of Newport; and three sisters, Monna Reid of Las Vegas, N.M., Janet Kurucz and her husband Charles LeClair of North Kingstown, and Tracy Paolilli and her husband Marc of Warwick; one niece and four nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours Thursday, March 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

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