Dennis F. Kucharek, age 75, of Rome, passed away peacefully on September 28, 2021, at the Abraham House of Rome.
Dennis was born in Rome on October 17, 1945 to the late Theodore and Constance Marleta Kucharek, and educated in the Rome Schools. He was united in marriage to the former Cheryl Cornish in Rome in 1967. Dennis worked as a furnace repairman for Rome Oil. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
Dennis enjoyed building model airplanes and ships, and doing yard working, making sure that it was well maintained. He was a member of the National Guard.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl; his sons, Baird (Dawn) Kucharek of Rome, Dennis Kucharek Jr. of Rome, Jerry (Jaime) Kucharek of Lee Center, and Brian Kucharek of Rome; his grandchildren, Joe, Jayson, and Taylor; his great grandchildren, Sara and Kya; a sister-in-law, Joyce Lowry; and a brother-in-law, Richard (Sandra) Cornish.
Funeral services will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street.