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Obituaries October 21, 2010

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MIRSCH, Emilie H.

 

Emilie H. Mirsch, 87, a long-time resident of Sun City Center and most recently Tampa, passed away on October 11, 2010. She moved to Sun City Center with her late husband, John W. Mirsch, in 1978.
Emilie was a member of United Community Church, active in Sun City Center for many years, and an avid golfer. Mrs. Mirsch is survived by two daughters, Mary M. Swift of Fairfax, VA; and Rebecca M. Laughlin of New Market, MD; five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She is also survived by a brother, Clifford M. Hubbs, Jr. of Macungie, PA.

KURUCZ, Tibor

 

Tibor Kurucz, 88, died peacefully in the home of his daughter Susan in Harrisburg on October 14, 2010. Born in Toledo, OH to Ladiszlaus and Mary Kurucz on October 7, 1922, he was preceded in death by his one true love, Doris A. Durney to whom he was married for 65 years before her death on April 29, 2008.  He was a graduate of Macomber High School and the University of Toledo. He was a mechanical engineer for Mettler Toledo Scale where he worked for 35 years before retiring to Sun City Center, FL where he resided for 22 years before moving to Harrisburg to be near his beloved children and grandchildren.
Tibor proudly served his country in the European Theatre and was a decorated WWII army veteran having received a Purple Heart Medal, Bronze Star Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Unit Medal, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze stars.
As a young man he enjoyed sports and later became an avid golfer. He also enjoyed bridge and crosswords and was an active member of the First United Methodist Church for most of his life.
Tibor was always hard working and was a devoted family man. He is survived by his children Kenneth (Kathy) of Walbridge, OH, Karen Kester (Duane) of Sun City Center, FL, Ronald of Scottsdale, AZ (Lieuen), Christine Currier (David) of Mesa, AZ, Richard of Centerville, OH, Susan DiSanto (Mark) of Harrisburg, PA, Barbara Olson (Richard) of Saline, MI and Deborah Muehlbach (Craig) of Downingtown, PA, 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, his brother Alador, of Toledo and sister-in-law Alice Oberly of Toledo. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his daughter Kathleen Criscio, parents and brothers Louis, Steve, and Albert Kurucz. Tibor was a role model for his family and was respected by all who knew this quiet, gentle man. He will be deeply missed.
Visitation will be at Neill Funeral Home, Derry St, Harrisburg from 10:30 to 11:30 AM on Friday October 22, 2010 followed by a brief memorial service for the family. He will be interred with his wife at Fort Indiantown Gap. Online condolences may be made to www.dignitymemorial.com.

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