Joseph J. Kusk, 74, NYPD Officer

New Hyde Park resident passed away on Jan. 11, 2014.

Obit graphic. Photo credit: Patch
Obit graphic. Photo credit: Patch
Joseph J. Kusk of New Hyde Park passed away on Jan. 11, 2014 at the age of 74. He was born on March 7, 1939.

He was a retired NYPD officer proudly serving for 20 years in the 24th Pct., Hwy 3, Aviation Unit and 13th Precinct and a proud member of USMC. He lived life to the fullest and enjoyed helping others.

He was the beloved husband of Loretta; dear brother of Rosemary (Gene) Tiefenwerth; loving brother-in-law to Donald (Carolyn) Strittmatter; Dorothy (Paul) Dvorak; Jean (Donald) Forman and uncle to many nieces and nephews.

A wake will be held on Monday, January 20 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the New Hyde Park Funeral Home, 506 Lakeville Rd., New Hyde Park, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 21 at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Spirit R.C. Church New Hyde Park, NY with interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made online at SemperFiFund.org in memory of Joseph J. Kusk or mail to Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057.


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