March 6 2018: KUNDA, Stanley

Stanley Kunda (Age 89)

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, of Washington, DC.  Beloved Uncle and Friend.  He is survived by Niece Katherine Herbert Peters; Nephew, Louis K. Herbert; Grandnieces, Megan K. Peters and Molly B. Peters; Companion Jacqueline Harrell and the Family of the late Dolores Sutton.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, he lastly resided in Branchburg, New Jersey before his move to Washington, DC many years ago.  His family, friends and his Country were center to his life. SSG Kunda served in Korea and Vietnam Conflicts during his Military career. He retired from the US Army in 1967. His commitment to duty and loyalty influenced all generations who knew him.

His love of Faith was prominent in his daily life.  The Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family, Washington, DC provided his place of worship.  He took pride in maintaining its grounds until his health would no longer allow him to do so.

Stanley was quick with a smile, a helping hand, he will be remembered for his generosity and love for all.

Stanley loved, and was loved by his predeceased long-time companion Dolores Sutton of Bridgewater, NJ, with whom he shared many years of family celebrations, dancing, and travel. Her family, Bill and Tricia Sutton, Diane and Tom Shultz, Rev. Janice and Robert Lynn have kept in close contact with Stanley in the years since her death in 2004. Stanley is remembered for his kindness to her grandchildren, Laura and Kara Sutton, Jennifer Garrett, Kimberly Avin and Katie Hunsinger.

Stanley was a great and kind man, who loved Dolores deeply.  He will be missed and remembered by all.

Funeral service at Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family, 4250 Harewood Road NE, Washington, DC, on Thursday, March 8 at 11:30 a.m.  Interment Arlington National Cemetery to follow at 2:00 p.m. (please assemble at the administration building by 1:15 p.m.)   Memorial contributions may be made to Shrine of the Holy Family or the Wounded Warriors Project.

Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500