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Kazimir "Kaz" Rucando
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In memory of
Kazimir "Kaz" Rucando
Kazimir 'Kaz' Rucando, 86 Loving husband, father, and grandfather Kazimir "Kaz" Rucando, 86, passed away Oct. 30, 2019. Born a U.S. citizen on Olib Island, Croatia, he came to the U.S. permanently in the 1950s. As a youth he traveled with a traditional Croatian dance team. Kaz earned a bachelor's of science degree in chemistry from Wagner College and had a long career as a chemist before his retirement. A longtime Castleton Corners resident, he was involved with the Senior Olympics, served as treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 26, and was a member of St. Theresa's Church. He enjoyed bocce, soccer and going for walks. Kaz is survived by his wife of 57 years, Antoinette (DeRosa) Rucando; his children, David and Theresa Rucando, and his grandson, Gabriel Rucando. Visitation is today, Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home. Funeral Mass is Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church at 10 a.m. Interment is in St. Peter's Cemetery. Casey Funeral Home 350 Slosson Ave. Staten Island, N.Y. 10314 (718) 447-4242
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In memory of
Kazimir "Kaz" Rucando
Kazimir 'Kaz' Rucando, 86 Loving husband, father, and grandfather Kazimir "Kaz" Rucando, 86, passed away Oct. 30, 2019. Born a U.S. citizen on Olib Island, Croatia, he came to the U.S. permanently in the 1950s. As a youth he traveled with a traditional Croatian dance team. Kaz earned a bachelor's of science degree in chemistry from Wagner College and had a long career as a chemist before his retirement. A longtime Castleton Corners resident, he was involved with the Senior Olympics, served as treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 26, and was a member of St. Theresa's Church. He enjoyed bocce, soccer and going for walks. Kaz is survived by his wife of 57 years, Antoinette (DeRosa) Rucando; his children, David and Theresa Rucando, and his grandson, Gabriel Rucando. Visitation is today, Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home. Funeral Mass is Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church at 10 a.m. Interment is in St. Peter's Cemetery. Casey Funeral Home 350 Slosson Ave. Staten Island, N.Y. 10314 (718) 447-4242
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