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Stephen D. Cuzzacrea, 78, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017. He went peacefully into the arms of our savior. Steve was born on June 3, 1939 in Lockport, NY, the son of the late Dominic and Mary Surage Cuzzacrea.
Through the years, Steve enjoyed fishing, turkey, deer and rabbit hunting with his many friends. Bird hunting with his wife and their three faithful spinone dogs was his passion. Steve devoted much of his time teaching kids the importance of gun safety and shooting skills. Steve and his wife hosted many trap shoot fund raisers for people in need and also St. Jude's Children's Hospital, which will be carried on in his memory.
He was an lifelong Cleveland Browns fan.
He will be missed by his wife of 41 years, Patricia; children, Stephen W. Cuzzacrea, Sheri (Frank) Conjerti, Dominic Michael (Julie) Cuzzacrea, Christine (Milhollen) Bruno, Anthony and Tracy Milhollen; his eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, who he enjoyed spending time with. He liked fishing with them and teaching them to shoot skeet.
He is also survived by by his sister, Josephine (John) Paananen; brother-in-law, James (Terri) Fink; several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.
Friends may call on Friday, December 8th at 4-7 PM at the Edward L. Kelly Funeral Home, 1019 US Rt. 9, Schroon Lake, NY.
A funeral service will be held on December 9th at 11 AM at the Grace Bible Fellowship, North Gore Road, Pastor Chad will officiate.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the High Peaks Hospice, Minerva Rescue Squad and the C.R Wood Cancer Center. A special Thanks to Dr. Giotti-Grubbs and Dr. D'Agostino.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the above organizations would be greatly appreciated. For online condolences, please visit edwardlkellyfuneralhome.com
Published on November 28, 2017
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