Joseph F. Tuchewicz
unknown - November 20, 2011
Joseph F. Tuchewicz, 88, of Skaneateles, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Nov, 20, 2011, at home. Born in Syracuse, he was the son of Apolonia Kolokowski and Bronislaw Tuchewicz. He served our country in the U.S. Army in WWII. He was employed as a Syracuse Firefighter for over 30 years and was awarded the prestigious Syracuse Fire Department Medal of Honor in 1978. He retired in 1984. He was an active sports enthusiast playing softball, handball, golfing and bowling. He was a New York State bowling champion in 1960.
Joe was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was predeceased by his wife, Stella (Popek) Tuchewicz in 1988 and son Samuel Leonardi in 1984. Surviving are his daughter Kathleen (Dale) King of Skaneateles and two grandsons, Michael King of Long Island and Stephen King of Manhattan.
According to Joe's wishes, services and burial will be private. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. To send condolences visit: robertdgrayfuneralhome.com.