Published in Potter Leader-Enterprise on March 20, 2013
Stephen R. Kudlock,
68, of Conneaut, OH, passed away Friday morning, March 15, 2013 at UH
Conneaut Medical Center in Conneaut, OH. He was born November 23, 1944
in Coudersport, PA, and was the son of Stephen S. and Genevieve (Crosby)
Steve was a graduate of Austin Joint School and worked for General Aluminum
for 27 years following his 16 years at Emco Wheaton. He was a member of
St. Mary Catholic Church in Conneaut.
As a young man, he played baseball in the Minor League with the Boston
Red Sox organization and for coach Harold Shiley with the Springfield
Merchants. He always enjoyed baseball and basketball, most importantly,
coaching his daughters' softball teams. His other hobbies included walking,
doing puzzles, and playing bocce ball and softball with his family and
Steve was a beloved son, husband, father, brother, uncle, friend, coach,
and above all a selfless man that gave his all expecting nothing in return.
His generosity was evident by the donations to many charities including
veterans and childrens organizations.
His greatest and most admirable quality was the love and support he showed
for his family by always putting their needs and wants ahead of his own.
His laughter was contagious and will always be remembered. Steve's caring
heart and compassionate, loving soul lives on in all who knew him. He
will be forever missed.
Survivors include his wife Patricia E. (Johnson) Kudlock, whom he married
July 14, 1979; along with his daughters Corrine Kudlock, Charlene Kudlock,
and step-daughter Patricia Farrell Bryson; sisters Joann Daniels and Arlene
Robbins; brother Stanley Kudlock; and his brothers-in-law Robert Barr
and Herb Daniels.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Patricia Barr.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 21, 2013, at St.
Mary Catholic Church, 480 State St., Conneaut, Ohio. Officiants will be
Rev. Father Philip Miller and Rev. Father John Summers.
A memorial service will follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, North Kingsville,
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2013,
at the Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut,
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans,
PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. Envelopes will be available at
the funeral home and at the church.