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“Sorry Renee and I could not make the funeral, as we thought of Alice many times aver since her passing. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Tom Very - Pgh (via Toronto, ON), PA

“Dear Mike, Dianne, Elaine, Adrienne, Monica, Tim and Families,Please accept my condolences on the loss of your mother. May the perpetual light shine...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Lori (Lang) Dobos - Dormont, PA

“Dear Dianne My heart felt condolences to you and your family during this time.Blessings and prayers.Eileen Flosnik ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: EILEEN Flosnik - PA

“Dear Mike & Jane: I was saddened to read of the passing of your mother. Please accept my condolences on your loss. - Jeff Pollock, Esq., Sq. Hill ”
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“Dear Elaine and family,I use to run into your mother shopping at Banksville Plaza. She always remembered me and loved sharing what was happening...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Beverly Weber - Pittsburgh, PA

“I am sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort be with you during your time of mourning. Isaiah 61:1,2 ; Matthew 5:4 ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: A friend


Age 91, of Dormont, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 24, 2017. Maria Alexandra Lubow Kucher was born to the late Rev. Marian and Julia Bronislava (Goy) Kucher in Tluste, Ukraine on November 22, 1925. When Alice was six months old, her parents immigrated to Canada, then to Boston, MA, and eventually settled in Carnegie, PA where her father was pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Church. Upon graduating from Carnegie High School, Alice attended the Business Training School (BTC) in Pittsburgh and went to work for Blue Cross as an Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper. She was devoted to her family and loved dancing, singing, traveling, making Ukrainian pyrohy and conversations with everyone she met. Alice was a longtime, active member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Friends of the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, the Pittsburgh Folk Festival since its founding in 1956, and Director of the LUC Ukrainian Dance Group. Alice is predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Michael. She is survived by brother Val Kucher; six children, Michael E. (Jane) Haritan, Dianne (Mike) Brown, Elaine Kimber, Adrienne (Alan) English, Monica Haritan, and Timothy (Andrea) Haritan; and 14 grandchildren, Matt (Christina), Andrew, Adam, and Danny Haritan, Neal (Kristin) Brown, Amy Brown, and Caryn (Joe) Bevins, Alex and Ian Kimber, Alana, Alden, and Alicia English, and Allegra and Tyler Haritan; as well as three great-grandchildren, Ella and Mila Haritan, and Byron Bevins. Parastas Service 7:00pm Friday.