October 6, 1961 ~ June 17, 2020

Born in: Pittsburgh, PA
Resided in: Marion, NC

Joseph (Joe) Michael Kuznicki, 58, of Marion, North Carolina passed away on June 17, 2020.

The funeral service will be private. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Groce Funeral Home, Asheville, NC.

Joe was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 6, 1961. He graduated from Girard High School in Philadelphia, PA, and received the following degrees: BA Philosophy from Haverford College, LLM from Temple University, Masters in Corporate Tax Law from New York University, and MBA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Joe was married to Padmaja (Pam) Polavarapu on May 29, 1993. They were married for 28 years.

Joe enjoyed reading, traveling and soccer.

Joe is survived by his wife Pam and his son Mohan Sam Kuznicki, his sisters Jackie Rechter, Carol Beaudoin, Mary Anne Kuznicki and his brother Tom Kuznicki and his in-laws Rao and Vijaya Polavarapu, Missy Henley, Saroja Polavarapu, and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Joe was preceded in death by his son Vijay, his father Joseph (Sam) and his mother Isabelle.

Joe had everything in life and will be remembered as kind and loving.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Joe was a dear, dear friend of mine for over 30 years. Always cheerful, fun and thoughtful, with a zest for life. He had enormous love and respect for his wife Pam and son Sam. I will miss him greatly.


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