Blanche Eva (Kuca) Richard, 104, of Wheeling, died Saturday, October 12, 2019, Peterson Rehabilitation, Wheeling.

She was born January 11, 1915, in Wheeling WV, the daughter of the late John and Caroline Kocur Kuca Sr.

She was a member of St Alphonsus Catholic Church, a member of the former St Ladislaus Catholic Church, South Wheeling and a Thursday Night Ladies Guild.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Richard in 1971; six brothers, Michael, Matthew, Frank, Eddie, John Jr. and Joseph; four sisters, Cecilia Harris, Mary Bober, Sophia Bober, and Ann McNeil.

Surviving are numerous family members including, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 9 a.m., until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at The Bishop’s Chapel, Mt. Calvary cemetery, 1685 National Rd., Wheeling, WV. Interment will follow.

The family would like to thank the entire staff at the Peterson Rehabilitation Center in Wheeling, especially Carol for their loving and compassionate care of Blanche.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions Our Lady of Peace Catholic School, 690 Mount Olivet Road, Wheeling, WV, 26003.

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., 304-242-2311.

Condolences can be left for the family online at KepnerFuneral.com.