Carmella Kusheba
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Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


11:00 am
Monday, June 11, 2018
Holy Family Church
700 Old Stratfield Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Lawncroft Cemetery
1740 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Carmella Kusheba

Carmella Piccirillo Kusheba, age 87, of Fairfield, wife of the late Paul Kusheba Sr., passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Born and raised in Bridgeport, daughter of the late James and Theresa Kocsis Piccarillo, Carmella was a Fairfield Town resident for most of her life. She had worked for the Bead Chain Co. of Bridgeport and later for the Dictaphone Corp. until her retirement. Mel was an avid bowler, she enjoyed cooking and gardening and especially loved the times that she spent watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Paul Kusheba Jr., and his wife Noreen of Fairfield, her precious grandchildren, Paul Kusheba III and his wife Jody, Jason Kusheba and his wife Veronica and Michael Kusheba, her great-grandchildren Trisha Farone and her husband Joseph, Paul Kusheba IV and Quinten, Hudson and Presley Kusheba, she leaves behind her brothers Andrew Piccarillo and his wifeHelen, John Piccarillo and his wife Shirley, all of Stratford and Joseph Piccarillo and his wife Phyllis of Trumbull, a sister in law Barbara Piccarillo as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Anthony Piccarillo and his wife Marie, Michael Piccarillo and his wife Marie and James Piccarillo.

Funeral services will take place on Monday at 10:15 m in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Rd., Fairfield Center and at 11 am in Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield Rd., Fairfield. Burial will follow in Lawncroft Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 3-7 pm in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. To sign an online register or to get travel directions, please visit

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