Ethel Kuklica, 93, of Stow, formerly of Byesville, passed away Sunday (June 7, 2020) at Altercare of Western Reserve in Stow.
She was born December 3, 1926 in Byesville and was the daughter of the late Paul and Pauline (Koleszar) Feleski.
Ethel was a 1944 graduate of Community High School, where she was a cheerleader, and also a graduate of Cambridge Business School. She retired in 1993 as Administrative Secretary for Rolling Hills Local School District after 26 years of service. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, E.O.P.O. Educational Office Professionals of Ohio, S.E.R.S. School Employees Retirement System, Golden Sixties, and the Guernsey County Senior Center, she and her husband Mike were longtime members of Cambridge Country Club. She enjoyed playing bridge, bingo and cooking.
In addition to her parents Ethel was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Kuklica whom she married January 17, 1948 and passed away November 23, 2007; four sisters, Mary Ravak, Elizabeth Tucker, Helen Hosko, and Pauline Meitzer; two brothers, Paul and John Feleski.
She is survived by one son, Anthony (Susan) Kuklica of Byesville; one daughter, Renalda Gallagher of Stow; three grandchildren, Michael (Audrey) Kuklica of New Concord, Gretchen (Beau) Susi of Worthington, and Brian (Morgan) Gallagher of Corpus Christi, TX; eight great grandchildren, Nelli Lou Gallagher, Izabella , Elijah and Ashlynn Kuklica, Margot, Blythe, Jade and Sybil Susi; several nieces and nephews
Private family services will be held with burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The public is invited to attend graveside services at noon on Wednesday. Evang. Woody Biggs will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Golden Sixties, c/o Stop 9 Church of Christ, 60330 Southgate Rd., Byesville, Ohio 43723.
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