Obituary for Jessie Cudney
NEW BERN.-- Jessie Jennifer Cudney, 95, home maker, widow and mother, of Fairfield Harbour of Craven County, died at home on Monday, June 5, 2017 following a stroke. She was surrounded by family and supported by Craven County Hospice Care.
A memorial funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. from Pollock-Best Funeral Home Chapel to New Bern Memorial Cemetary on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Chaplain Edward Gagnon will officiate. The Cape Lookout Sail and Power Squadron, of which P/Lt/C Jessie Cudney, P was a Senior Member, will attend in body. In 1994, Jessie was awarded for 10 years of meritous service. She served as Secretary for 3 years. The pall bearers are Paul Cudney, Max Cudney, Airto Castaneda-Cudney, Alexander Cudney, Patrick Harding and Jillian Cudney.
Jessie J. Cudney was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Frederick Cudney and youngest daughter, Joyce Marjorie Cudney as well as her mother, Anna Tokaryk and father, Maxim Kuchar, her brother, Paul Frederick Kuchar, and sisters, Wilhelmina Ripak Kuchar Maksuta, Alice Nellie Kuchar Charko and Joyce Mary Kuchar McNeil Thordarson. Surviving Jessie are her children, Paul Richard Cudney (Christine Weicht Cudney), Grace Anne Cudney (Patrick Michael Harding), Max Wilmot Cudney (Brenda Lee White), Jessie Jennifer Cudney and four grandchildren, Sonja Lucia Castaneda-Cudney, Airto Lennon Castaneda-Cudney, Alexander Lloyd Cudney and Jillian Joyce Cudney and one great grandchild, Isabel Hope Cudney.
Jessie J. Cudney was born in Hafford, Saskatchewan, Canada on September 22, 1921, daughter of the Maxim and Anna Tokary Kuchar. Jessie came to Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1957 with her husband Lloyd and their growing family. She retired with Lloyd in New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina in 1985 where they were actively engaged in boating education and sailing with the Cape Lookout Sail and Power Squadron.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to UNC-TV, P.O.Box 600067, Raleigh, NC 27675-6067.
Online condolences may be directed here on the Pollock-Best website.