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Obituary for Matthew Kuchinka

Matthew  Kuchinka
Matthew John Kuchinka, age 96, son of the late Matthew and Mary (Luksa) Kuchinka left his earthly home on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 to be reunited with the love of his life, Goldine "Deane" Kuchinka (Addis), who preceded him in death on January 20, 2005.

Matt was born and raised in Bellaire, Ohio on January 18, 1924 but spent most of his adult life in California and New Mexico.

Matt served his country in the Marines during WWII, and retired from San Diego Gas & Electric Company.
Matt enjoyed extensive foreign and domestic travel in retirement, with many beloved family and friends worldwide, and helping local Las Cruces people in need.

In addition to his parents and wife Deane, he was predeceased in death by a daughter, Mary Patricia, his sister Mary Kovack and brother-in-laws, Ken Kovack and Mike Ryan and sister-in-law Judy Kuchinka.
Matt is survived by daughter Pamela Rossi, granddaughters Cassandra, Jessica, Jasmine, Jaclyn, great-grandson and grand-daughters,
Also left to cherish his memory are brothers Joseph (and wife Lois) Kuchinka, Donald Kuchinka, John (and wife Donna) Kuchinka and sisters Betty Ryan and Rose (and husband Tom) Kopyar, In-Laws, many nieces and nephews and their families.

Roman Catholic Rosary and Mass will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral, Las Cruces, NM Monday, January 18, 2021 at noon, via live stream at, followed by on site interment of ashes next to his beloved wife Deane. The life he lived is his memorial for family and friends who knew him and the adventurous life he lived.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Memory of Matthew Kuchinka to Community of Hope Las Cruces 999 West Amador, Las Cruces, NM 88005.

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