Mrs. Kuzmik retired after working for 35 years at Lederle Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company. She was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral Parish, Belleville, IL, where she volunteered on Saturday mornings to help feed the homeless. She was also a member of the St. Clair Garden Club, Elks Lodge BPOE #664, the Turkey Hill Grange, and the Catholic Knights & Ladies of Illinois (CK&L of I), where she was a bingo worker. Sylvia was an avid traveler, was active in bowling and golf leagues, and recently had a hole-in-one.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Bernard Kuzmik, whom she married June 1, 1946, and who died April 9, 1991; her parents, Walter and Helen, nee Brcek, Saul; her sister, Ruby Riley; and a sister-in-law, Anna Saul.
Surviving are two brothers, Wilbert Saul of East Alton, IL,
and Delmar (Sharon) Saul of Cahokia, IL;
nine nieces and nephews, Joyce (Andy) Ventimiglia, Kevin (Liz) Saul, Betty (John) Skidmore,
Marsha (Brian) Markle, Georgia (Charles) Hume, Dan (Melissa) Saul, Dwayne Saul,
Larry Remo, and Carol Hazedkamp;
numerous great-nieces and great-nephews;
and a dear friend, Charles Hoffstetter.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in the form of masses. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at the Cathedral, with Msgr. John Myler officiating.
Burial will be in Maryrest Cemetery, New Jersey, at a later date.
I wish to express my Deepest Sympathy to all of the Family of Sylvia Kuzmik. I am very thankful that I had the pleasure to know her. May she rest in peace.
Love Judy & Denny Shoreack
Dennis & Judy Shoreack, GRANITE CITY, IL, 62040
My deepest condolences to the family of Sylvia. She was a wonderful woman who dedicated her life in service to others. She will be truly missed.
Diane Herrmann, Belleville, IL, 62220
Great worker. Pleasant with customers . Pleasant and considerate. Tuesday Cathedral St. Vincent Bingo
Ray Berkel, Fairview Heights, Illinois, 62208
Sylvia has been a customer of ours since 2008. We are so sad to hear of her passing. She was such a kind and talented lady. I don’t think we know anyone else personally who ever hit 4 hole-in-one shot in golf. She was truly a remarkable lady. She will certainly be missed. -The entire Blue Stream Team
Blue Stream Services, Inc., Edwardsville, IL, 62025