Olmstedville; Stephen D. Cuzzacrea, 78 passed away Monday Nov. 20 ,2017, he went peacefully into the arms of our savior.
Steve was born 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, and bird hunting with his wife and their 3 faithful spinone dogs was his passion. Steve devoted much of his time teaching kids the importance of gun safety and the shooting skills. Wesley and Daniel were two of his favorites. Steve was an avid Cleveland Browns fan since childhood.
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 memory of Steve.
He will be missed by his wife of 41 years Patricia, his 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 shotguns and skeet.
He is also survived by his sister Josephine (John) Paananen, his brother-in-law James (Terri) Fink and several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.
Friends may call Friday Dec. 8, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Edward L. Kelly Funeral Home 1019 US Rt. 9, Schroon Lake, NY.
A funeral service will be held Saturday Dec. 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Grace Bible Fellowship 1427 North Gore Road, Olmstedville, NY. 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.
DEC 8. 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Edward L Kelly Funeral Home
1019 US Rte 9
Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870
DEC 9. 11:00 AM
Grace Bible Fellowship
North Gore Roadr
Olmstedville, NY, US, 12857