Charles S. “Charlie” Kurczeski, 72, of Freehold Township passed away at home on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Charlie was born and raised in Sayreville and had lived in Old Bridge and Manalapan before settling to Freehold Township in 1979. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Germany from 1959 to 1961. In 1984, Kurczeski founded the Perfect Paving Co. and was the owner until retiring in 2005. At that time, his sons succeeded him in the operation of the business. He was a member of the Bricklayers Union, Local #1 and a parishioner of . Kurczeski enjoyed his winters in Estero, FL and was an avid golfer. Most of all, he had a love for his family and took great pride in his home where his family came to gather.
Kurczeski was predeceased by a brother and a sister. He is survived by his wife, Sharon; two sons, Scott Kurczeski and his wife, Carol of Freehold Twp. and Timothy Kurczeski and his wife, Cindy of Freehold Twp.; two daughters, Kathleen Stankiewicz and her husband, Gerard of Freehold Twp. and Amy Kurczeski of Freehold Twp.; seven grandchildren, Kara Hoholik and her husband, Aaron, Kyle, Jeff, Ryan, twins, Jake & Kevin Kurczeski, and Elizabeth Stankiewicz; his first great grandchild to be born in June; six brothers; and five sisters.
Visiting at the , 100 Elton-Adelphia Road, Freehold Township on Sunday, Feb. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Rite of Committal at the funeral home on Monday, Feb. 6 at 9 a.m. followed by his 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 16 McLean St., Freehold. Interment to follow in , Freehold. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family visit, www.claytonfuneralhome.com