Ruth A. Kukucka

Ruth A. Kukucka of Tunkhannock died Monday, January 1st in The Gardens in Tunkhannock. She was born on Shupp Hill in Tunkhannock on August 3, 1942 daughter of the late Hiram and Evangeline McKennas Ford.


Ruth was a 1960 graduate of Tunkhannock High School having worked for Commonwealth Telephone Company as an operator in Tunkhannock.  She retired from JR Hallmark in Tunkhannock. She was a member of the Church of Nativity BVM in Tunkhannock. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will always be remembered for her cooking and baking.


She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Meggie Lee Rought. Surviving is her husband of 54 years John Kukucka, Son Tim and Tina Gacha Kukuchka, daughter Tammy and Dave Rought, brothers Robert and Helen Ford, Thomas and Donna Robinson Ford, sister Wanda and Richard Montross, grandchildren Janelle and Justine Rought all of Tunkhannock.


Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11am from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock with Deacon Ray Pieretti. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6 to 8. On line condolences may be sent to the family on the funeral home web site.