Welcome to the memorial page for

Dorothy V. (Kuchinski) Franciscus

January 27, 1919 ~ November 26, 2017 (age 98)

98, Passed away on November 26, 2017. Born in Pittsburgh on January 27, 1919 to the late Edward and Agnes Kuchinski. Loving wife to the late Charles “Chuck” Franciscus. Adoring mother to Judi (Thomas) Brown. Survived by a very special niece, TerryYunker, nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Dorothy was a member of St. Basil Christian Mothers and CDA Catholic Daughters.  Also a member of St. Wendelin’s choir.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 2-8 pm at Cieslak & Tatko Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2935 Brownsville Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15227.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Holy Apostles Parish of St. Wendelin at 10:30 am.


In lieu of flowers:

Sisters of Divine Providence

Retirement Fund

C/O Dorothy Franciscus

9000 Babock Blvd

Allison Park, PA 15101




 Service Information

November 29, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cieslak Tatko Funeral Home
2935 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

Mass of Christian Burial
November 30, 2017

10:30 AM
Holy Apostles Parish of St Wendelin
Address: 2728 Custer Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

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