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Obituary: Laura Candilora (Maimone) Kuszek, 90

Jul 22, 2017 04:43PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Laura Candilora (Maimone) Kuszek

DRACUT, MA - Laura Candilora (Maimone) Kuszek, 90, died peacefully, Wednesday, July 19th, at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Chelmsford. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter E. Kuszek, until his passing in 2002.

Laura was born in Fitchburg, MA on November 14, 1926, a daughter of the late Rosalia (Bisognano) and Michele Maimone.

For many years she worked at Raytheon in the mail department until retiring.

Laura was a talented local artist who specialized in portrait paintings as well as scenic. She has paintings and awards displayed at various locations in Dracut. Laura was very active in Dracut, being a member of local clubs such as the Dracut Council of Aging, Dracut Senior Club, East End Cribbage League, East End Ladies Auxillary, Polish American Ladies Auxillary, Dom Polski Club as well as the St. Francis Widows Club. 

Laura is survived by her two sons, Michael Kuszek and his wife Suzanne (Jussaume) of Tewksbury MA, Robert Kuszek and his wife Martha (Sullivan) of Brooklyn, NY; her daughter, Laurie (Kuszek) McGrath and her husband Glenn of Salem NH; four grandchildren, Kurtis Kuszek and wife Beth, Glenn McGrath, Jodie (McGrath) Bernard and her husband Erik, Alessandro Kuszek; three great-grandsons, Brooks and Conor Bernard and Alex Kuszek; her sister, Mary Prendergast of Stoughton MA, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Laura was predeceased by her three brothers and one sister.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, July 23rd, at the Dracut Funeral Home, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, Dracut, Massachusetts. Her funeral will be held from the funeral home on Monday, July 24th at 8:45 a.m. followed by her funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Church, Dracut. Interment in Richardson Cemetery.
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