Margaret Kucera

September 9, 1924August 29, 2012

Mrs. Margaret Kucera, of Copiague, L.I., died Wednesday, August 29, 2012.

Mrs. Kucera, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, enjoyed being a homemaker; but gave so unselfishly of herself to so many. She was a Co-founder of the Copiague Homemakers Extension - Evening Unit, which met at the Great Neck Road School, which still carries on today. She was a member of the Thomas Poldino Chapter of the DAV Ladies Auxiliary of Lindenhurst. At home in Copiague, Mrs. Kucera served our community's children as a Cathechist for Our Lady of the Assumption Church for 20 years as well as a member of the Rosarians; and was extremely active in Copiague Girl Scouts.

She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Donald, who passed in 1999; brother George Schaefer; and son-in-law Alexander DiGiacomo. Surviving are her daughters - Linda Szakmary and son-in-law, John; and Marylynne DiGiacomo. Also surviving are her grandchildren - Jared Szakmary, Corey DiGiacomo and Kelsey DiGiacomo; her brothers - Charles Schaefer and Frederick Schaefer (Martha); and her sisters - Elizabeth Szczurowski (Tadeusz); Eleanor Curadi, and Georgianna Gruessing (Joseph).

Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Friday, August 31st, from 2-4:30 and 7-9:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday, September 1st, at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Copiague at 10:15 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale.


  • Visitation Friday, August 31, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, August 31, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, September 1, 2012
  • Interment Saturday, September 1, 2012

Margaret Kucera

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August 31, 2012

May your light of love continue to glow on all those whose hearts you have touched

Baatz Family

August 31, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.