Gerald “Jerry” Allen Kueczynski died peacefully at home on January 20, 2021, at the age of 79.
He was born in Harrisburg, PA and was the dearly loved son of Stanley and Josephine Niedzwiecki Kueczynski of Erie, who both preceded him in death. At age 17 joined the US Navy and after 21 years of honorable service retired as a Chief Petty Officer. Following his Navy retirement, he enjoyed full careers and retired from both the Orange County Florida Health Department and NASA Space Center, FL. He now joins his sisters, Rita Marshall and Clara Daniszewski, his brothers, Paul Niedzwiecki and Bob Niedzwiecki, his dearest sister, Joyce Ochoa, his beautiful daughter Sharalyn Marie Fouquet and sweet granddaughter, Mikayla Lynn Williams, in their heavenly home. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Tracy Kueczynski and five daughters, Ruth Gould, Angela Legakis, Nina Langley, Teri Williams and Tara Kueczynski, as well as 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and many nieces and nephew. A funeral mass was held at Epiphany Episcopal Church in Crestview, FL, on January 23, 2021. Gerald Kueczynski will remain in our hearts forever.