David C. Kuchala, age 66, of Berwick passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born in Berwick on May 6, 1956, he was the son of the late John “Clay” and Madeline “Molly” Kuchala. He graduated from Berwick High School in 1974 and furthered his education at Penn State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree. Throughout his adult life, David worked in turf maintenance at several golf courses including the Berwick Country Club, Edgewood in the Pines in Hazleton, the Municipal Golf Course in Fredrick, MD, and most recently, Blue Ridge Golf Club in Mountaintop.
In his younger years, David played little league baseball. Later, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most recently his hobbies included going to auctions, golfing, gardening, and berry picking. He was also a car enthusiast and enjoyed driving his Corvette.
He will be greatly missed by his sister, Suzanne Gensel and husband Roland Sr, Berwick; a niece Kristen Gensel; nephews, Roland Gensel Jr and Nicholas Gensel; aunts; and numerous cousins including Fred Kramer and wife Larina, with whom he had a close relationship.
Family will receive friends from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third St, Nescopeck. A graveside memorial service will follow at 1:00 pm in Holy Annunciation Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Berwick.
Online messages of comfort may be sent to condolences@HellerFuneralHomeLLC.com.