JOSEPH B. LETUKAS, 82, of Estero, Fla., passed away Thursday, December 30, 2010, in Florida. He was born in Edwardsville, a son of the late Frank and Alvina Antinnes Letukas. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving on the U.S.S. Missouri. He was formerly employed by Acme Markets. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Lillian Newit, and sisters, Bernadine Pikaitus and Leona Kovaleski. He is survived by his sisters, Arlene Farren, New Castle, Del., and Mary Ann Kuchinskas and her husband, Bernard, Courtdale; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Ignatius Church, N. Maple Ave., Kingston. Interment will be in the St. Mary’s Annunciation Cemetery, Pringle. Friends may call Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the church.