Gene Kusy
Gene Kusy


Service Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Obituary of Gene Kusy

Kusy, Gene Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Friday November 15, 2019 at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital, St. Catharines. In his 72nd year, Gene Michael Kusy, loved father of Michael, fondly remembered by longtime friend Janet Collins (Rick Eller) and her children Allison Cooper and Cindy Collins (Rob Dickson) and their children Jesse, Lucas, Brooke and Kyle., dear brother of Dianne Kusy-Kunkel (Rick Kunkel), Wally, Joanne Browne (late Darryl) and Betty Grant (Gary), dear uncle of Laura, Jeff (Ali),Danny (Jessica) and Brittany (Juliano) and godfather of Cheryl Mushynski Andrews. Gene was a former professional hockey official with the World Hockey Association (WHA) 1972 - 1979, also officiating at the OHA and NAHL, he played baseball with the Grimsby Peach King’s and hockey with the Clinton Clippers, he coached baseball mostly notably with the J.P’s and Cleland A’s winning multiple championships in his tenure, he was an avid NASCAR fan, fishing fan, faithful member of St. Denis Church, he was employed and retired from Henniges Automotive formerly GDX in Welland after twenty-five years. Gene’s family wishes to thank the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital for their kindness and compassion, especially the 2nd Floor West Wing Palliative Care Unit, Dr. Arvinte, Dr. Salib at the Walker Cancer Centre and the staff of 3B Oncology. Visitation will be held at Patrick J. Darte Funeral Chapel, 39 Court Street, St.Catharines (905-685-6584) on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm. Vigil prayers will be held in the chapel on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Denis Roman Catholic Church, 230 Lake Street, St. Catharines (905-685-5911) on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
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