Kucharczyk, Martha (Graziano) - November 11, 2016


Martha (Graziano) Kucharczyk, 81, formerly of Kensington, widow of George B. Kucharczyk, died Friday evening (November 11, 2016). Born in Bethel, Vermont, daughter of the late Enrico and Prudence Graziano, she was a member of St. Paul’s Church. The most important thing to Martha was spending time with her family. The abundant family get-togethers, attendance at athletic and musical events for her children, and later for her grandchildren, were the highlight of her life. Martha also loved watching and caring for her grandchildren. She was often found playing games with them or taking them to the park. She had many friends including one special group who have continued to meet monthly since high school. In addition to her husband, Martha was predeceased by her sister Barbara Sarra. She is survived by another sister, Jackie Hafner, as well as their brother-in-law Gene Sarra, two sons and daughters-in-law, Glen and Karen Kucharczyk of Plantsville, and Eric and Laura Kucharczyk of Southington, a daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Christian Litke of Southington, ten loving grandchildren, Nora Ainsworth and her husband Matthew, Linda Benoit and her husband Matthew, Holly, Carlene, and Brett Kucharczyk, Kaylie and Evan Johanns, and Collin, Griffin, and Maya Litke, two great-grandsons, Tyler and Brayden Benoit, and several nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives are invited to call at Porter's Funeral Home, 111 Chamberlain Highway in Kensington, on Tuesday (November 15, 2016) from 4:30 to 6:30pm. A dinner reception will follow at the Back Nine Tavern, located at the Southington Country Club, 150 Savage Street in Plantsville. Burial in West Lane Cemetery, Kensington, will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to ARTVentures, Alzheimer‘s Resource Center, 1261 South Main Street, Plantsville, CT 06479. Martha’s family would like to thank the Alzheimer‘s Resource Center staff for their love and care during her seven year stay at the center.

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