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Richard Thomas Cuscino
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    1411 Union Street
    Schenectady, NY 12308
  • Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish
    1803 Union Street
    Niskayuna, NY 12309

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“I was deeply saddened to hear of Dick's death. He was one of the finest men I know in my working career with GE. I first met Dick in 1978 when I...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Douglas C. Howard - Burnt Hills, NY

“I am very saddened about Dick's passing.. He was the first one who gave me a hand when I came to GE 22 years ago. We worked very close and had a...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Stanley Dykas - NY - co worker

“Dick was one of the first people I worked with when I came to GE. He was always approachable and eager to help a young guy. He had a deep...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Gordon R Smith - Charlton, NY

“I was so saddened to learn of Dick's passing. We worked together for more than 20 years and,like many others, I relied greatly on his world class...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Matt Grumo - Ballston Spa, NY

“I am very deeply saddened by the loss of Dick. In my 41 years of work there were only two bosses that I admired and Dick was one of them. He was an...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kenneth Majchrzak - Simpsonville, SC

“It was a sad morning for me as I heard about Dick's passing. Whether it was playing cards at lunch or consulting with him on technical issues I...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Bryan Kump - Co-worker / Friend

“Dick was a great guy! He was friendly to all--a real gentleman. I worked closely with Dick for many years, even after we were both retired and...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jerry Havasy - Glenville, NY

“Rich, my sympathies to you and your family at this difficult time. As you know I've had the pleasure of working with your dad in prior assignments...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Michael Davi - Niskayuna, NY

“My sympathy to you and your family on your loss, it is a difficult thing, but stay strong!! ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Redmond - Schenectady, NY


Richard T. Cuscino, 76, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday.

Richard was born in New Castle, PA a son of the late Orest and Clara Cuscino. He was a graduate of Youngstown State College where he received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and received his Master's in the same field from the University of Akron. Following college, Richard was employed by Babcock & Wilcox. After 35 years of faithful hardwork, Richard retired from the General Electric Company.

Richard was a member of the GE Quarter Century Club and the Elfun Society. He was a communicant of his beloved church, Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 53 years, Rose Marie Nycz Cuscino; loving sons, Richard J. (Michelle) Cuscino of Clifton Park and Robert T. (Christine) Cuscino of Macungie, PA; devoted granddaughters, Sarah Rose, Paige, Courtney and Brooke; sister, Dolores S. (Edward) Waskin of New Castle, PA; brother, Eugene (Patricia) Cuscino of Arizona; he is also survived by several neices, nephews and wonderful friends.

Richard's family would like to thank Dr. Steven Goldberg, Dr. Thomas Goodman, Dr. Laurence Weiner and Dr. Arun Puranik for the loving, wonderful care shown to Richard.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 AM at Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (formerly St. Helen's), Union Street. Entombment to follow in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Jones Funeral Home, Union at McClellan St., Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 PM.

Memorial Contributions may be made in Richard's memory to Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, 1803 Union St., Niskayuna, NY 12309; Community Hospice of Schenectady County, 1401 Union St., Schenectady, NY 12308 or to the American Cancer Soceity, 260 Osborne Rd., Loudonville, NY 12211.