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Gilda Olivia Aprea "Judy" Kuchinka

October 29, 1942 - January 7, 2020

Gilda Olivia “Judy” Aprea Kuchinka, 77 of Shadyside, Ohio died Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the Valley Hospice South’s Liza’s Place in Wheeling, West Virginia.

She was born October 29, 1942 in Benwood, West Virginia daughter of the late Salvatore and Myrtle Keenen Aprea.

Gilda was a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio.

Surviving are her husband, of 52 years, Donald A. Kuchinka and her brother, Richard Aprea of Wheeling, West Virginia. Also several nieces and nephews.

Memorial Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11 am with Fr. Daniel Heusel, as Celebrant. Inurnment in the Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Valley Hospice, Inc by going to

Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio.

Share your thoughts and memories with Gilda’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, January 13, 2020

Time: 11:00 am


St. Mary Catholic Church - Shadyside, Ohio

350 E 40th Street
Shadyside, Ohio 43947

Cemetery Information


Holly Memorial Gardens

P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916

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