In Memory of Kenneth J. Cuda

January 26, 2020

Resided in Deerfield, NY


Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum

1500 Champlin Ave

Whitestown, NY 13502


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Kenneth J Cuda, 89, of Deerfield, died January 26, 2020 at the Presbyterian Home.

He was born July 25, 1930 in Utica. Kenneth graduated from Proctor High School in the class of 1948. He then continued his education to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. He served in the US Navy from 1948-1949.

Kenneth married Patricia J. Cunningham July 2, 1955 in Utica.

He worked as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital in the OB department for over 30 years, retiring in 1995.

He was a member of St. Peter’s Church, North Utica.

Kenneth enjoyed spending summers at Cape Vincent on the St. Lawrence River and winters at Marco Island and Siesta Key. He also enjoyed his outings with the Romeo Club.

He is survived by his wife Patricia; his children Kenneth J., II (Renee) Cuda of Syracuse, Michael (Wendy) Cuda of New Hartford, and Lisa (Richard) Jacobson of Manlius; his grandchildren, Renee (Colin) Kujawski, Kenneth J. III (Samantha) Cuda, Joanne (Matt) Getman, Kevin Shoemaker, Angela Cuda and fiancé Bobby Gigliotti, Marissa Cuda,, Kaleigh Jacobson and Mitchell Jacobson; four great grandchildren, his sisters-in-law Betsy (Bob) Baker of Boonville, Julia Sainz of Whitesboro and Theresa Cuda of Fayetteville and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son Jeffrey D. Cuda in 1995 and two brothers Francis and Jess Cuda.

The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the staff of the Rehab Unit at Presbyterian Home and to home healthcare aide Ashley for all of the care given to Kenneth.

Calling hours are Tuesday from 4-7 at Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, 13 Oxford Rd. A funeral service will follow at 7 PM. Entombment will be in Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.