Caroline Martha (Drapcho) Kucas, 97, of Bellefonte, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte. Born on January 8, 1920, in Clarence, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Kachik) Drapcho. On September 9, 1940, she married Robert R. Kucas, who preceded her in death on July 8, 1985.
She worked in Ag Administration at Penn State University until her retirement in 1982. Caroline was a past member of Our Lady of Victory Church in State College as well as St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Bellefonte.
She is survived by one daughter, Nancy Swartzell (Jim) of Bellefonte, and one son Robert M. Kucas (Glenda) of Bellefonte.
In addition to her parents and husband, Caroline was preceded in death by one daughter, Carol Lassman; one grand-daughter, Maghan Kucas. She is also preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers, she was the last of her generation.
A public viewing will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 from 10:30am-12noon at St. John the Evangelistic Catholic Church at 134 E Bishop Street Bellefonte. Mass will immediately follow at noon at the churchwith Father George Jakopac officiating. Burial will be at Centre County Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Catholic School at 116 E Bishop Street Bellefonte, PA 16823.