Ann M. Kuchta, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend.
She peacefully passed away at the age of 94 surrounded by her children at her home.
Ann is survived by three children, daughters Lauretta Flynn of Charlotte, N.C., Janice Carr of Berlin, MD, and son Steven Kuchta of Catonsville. She was preceded by husband Theodore Stanley Kuchta, Sr. (Ted) and son Theodore Kuchta, Jr.
Born in Hurleyville, N.Y. October 1, 1918 to Mary and Peter Andresky, she moved to Baltimore, married Ted, and together they successfully ran restaurants, Kozy Klub in Irvington, Westview Lounge in Catonsville, and the White Marlin Restaurant and Marina in Ocean City, MD.
In the restaurant business for over sixty-five years, Ann loved people, traveling the world, and was an avid reader. She was known for her generosity and kindness. In addition to her children, Ann is survived by brother John Andresky, sisters (Sophie) Jean Cooper, and Jeanette La Ruffa,sisters-in-law Theresa Androwsky and Marilyn Andresky; nine grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Friends may visit Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Barranco and Sons, P.A. Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD. Services will be held on Monday, January 7, 2013, at 11 am in the funeral home. Interment will be in MD Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville at a later date.
Online condolences may be made at www.barrancofuneralhome.com