Cumberland Times-News

March 15, 2013


Cumberland Times-News

— MOUNT SAVAGE — Chester Abucevicz, 95, of Mount Savage, passed away on March 13, 2013 at Frostburg Village Nursing Home.

Born Nov. 27, 1917 in Barrelville, he is the son of the late Theodore and Julia (Radwilovicz) Abucevicz. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Valentina Meager; two brothers, Constintine Adam and Theodore Michael Abucevicz; and one daughter, Apryl Roach.

Chester was an elder of the Barrelville Presbyterian Church as well as the bell ringer, and a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II D-Day and Battle of the Bulge. He held employment at the Celanese Fiber Corporation in the stone quarries while he supplied timber, then retired from Kelly Springfield Tire Corporation. He was a founding member of the Barrelville Outdoor Club, and the American Legion V.F.W. Old Rail Post 6025.

Surviving are his loving wife of 60 years, Norma (Meager) Abucevicz; three daughters, Cheryl Adcock, Barrelville, Julie Edwards and husband William, Cumberland, Valerie Abucevicz, Sunnyside; son-in-law, Jeff Smith and wife Rae Ann; six grandchildren, Kelly Jones and husband Stephen, Baltimore, Chester Smith, Mount Savage, Lyndsay Smith, Baltimore, Sean Adcock, Barrelville, Christopher Adcock, Barrelville, Presley Roach, Cumberland; one great-grandchild, Jacob Jones, and one due in June, Eva Pearl Jones; three nephews, Teddy, Keith, Michael Abucevicz and family; and one brother, George Abucevicz.

Friends and family will be received at Durst Funeral Home P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at Barrelville Presbyterian Church, 13912 Mount Savage Road, Mount Savage, on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Richard Luger officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to services.

Internment will be held at Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Military honors will be accorded by the Old Rail Post 6025 Honor Guard.  

Pallbearers will be Chester Smith, Sean Adcock, Christopher Adcock, William Edwards, Jeffrey Smith, Teddy Abucevicz and Keith Abucevicz.

The family would like to “Thank” all the employees for their kind and loving care of Chester while at Frostburg Village.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Barrelville Presbyterian Church.

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