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William
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January 13, 1934 – January 27, 2022

William Kuchar
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Obituary for William Kuchar

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William Kuchar, 88 of Manchester (The Renaissance) died Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Harrogate Retirement Community in Lakewood. Born and raised in Jersey City, he spent 35 years in Clark before moving to Manchester in 2004. He attended St Michael’s College of Vermont on a basketball scholarship where he met his wife, Joan. He worked as a field supervisor for PSE&G and in 1965 he opened his own business, "All Star Sports Center" which he and his wife operated for 35 years with 6 locations. He served as a Councilman in Clark for 6 years, started a baseball and softball league with a travel program and coached Varsity Basketball at St Mary’s HS St. Joseph's HS and Wardlaw Hartridge. His book, “Coaching High School Basketball” was published by McGraw Hill in 2005. He retired to "The Renaissance" in Manchester where he was President of the Men’s Club, a Trustee and founder of several committees. He is predeceased by his beloved brother Alex. Surviving is his wife of 63 years, Joan M Kuchar, brothers, Robert and Michael, sister, Janet and many nieces and nephews. Visitation is Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Rd, Manchester. Graveside services are Tuesday 10:30 AM at The Chapel at St Gertrude's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to St Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Popcorn Park Zoo, 1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731. For directions or to send online condolences, please visit our website at www.oliveriefuneralhome.com.

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First Visitation

When Monday, January 31, 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Oliverie Funeral Home
Address
2925 Ridgeway Road
Manchester, NJ 08759
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Second Visitation

When Monday, January 31, 2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Oliverie Funeral Home
Address
2925 Ridgeway Road
Manchester, NJ 08759
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Graveside Service Information

When
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 10:30am
Location
St Gertrude Cemetery
Address
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, New Jersey 07067

Interment Information

When
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 10:30am
Location
St Gertrude's Cemetery
Address
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ 07067
Resting Place Extra Info
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