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Barbara Ann Kuchinic

  • On September 26, 2022

Barbara Ann Kuchinic, age 65 of Scott Township, PA passed away surrounded by family at home after a courageous battle with Glioblastoma on September 24th, 2022. Born on December 18, 1956 in Pittsburgh, PA, she is the daughter of the late Patricia (Gordon) and Richard Connelly. Beloved wife of Charles Lee Kuchinic. Loving mother of Christy (Ben) Moriarty, Meghan (Ryan) Holmgren, and Erin (Raymond) Wroblewski. Cherished grandmother of Cara and Brennan Moriarty, Charlotte and Josephine  Holmgren, and Kaelyn, Roman and Mason Wroblewski. Loving sister of Ellen (Tom Dunn) Connelly and James (Susan) Connelly. Dear aunt to Patrick and Shane Connelly.

Barb graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing with her BSN in 1979 and went on to work for over 40 years as a dedicated Registered Nurse. She enjoyed reading and cross stitching. She also loved doing crafts with her family. Most importantly, Barb cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2022 from 2 PM to 7 PM at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 10 AM at the funeral home. Internment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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Doris Braun
I am sorry I can’t be there to express my condolences in person, but I’m in Chicago with my family there. Barbara was a wonderful person and I enjoyed spending time with her when we were both Red Hatters. My sincere sympathy to your whole family. Doris Braun
Jacklynne Brown
Lee, There are no words that can ease the pain you must be feeling at the loss of your wife. Although am not able to attend, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Lynne Miller
Cindy Crock
Sending my deepest sympathy to Barb’s family. I worked with her in the PACU at St Clair Hospital and had many laughs with her. She was a kind and compassionate person with a wonderful sense of humor. She will be truly missed. Cindy Crock
nancy e
I had the pleasure of working with barb on tcc she truly made my day always had a funny come back she was a excellent nurse & a wonderful person I’m truly blessed that I can call her my friend
Heidi Joseph
My deepest condolences to your family! I am so saddened to know how much Barb had to go through and know how hard she fought for all of you! Her legacy of love for each and every one of you is her promise that she will always be with you. I regret I am not able to visit on Thurs but will keep you in my prayers. Much love, Heidi Joseph.