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Joseph Stephen Rusek

May 11, 1941 — November 6, 2022

Joseph Stephen Rusek

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Joseph Stephen Rusek, age 81, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was born in 1941, to the late Joseph and Daisy Rusek. Joe graduated high school in Westfield, Massachusetts. He later graduated from the Culinary Institute at Yale in New Haven, CT. Joe was a United States Army veteran and served for 3 years at FT. Lee. In 1968, Joe started the Village Bake Shop in Durham, CT. He always was willing to sponsor little league sports teams. He was a member of Notre Dame Church in Durham, CT. After retirement in 2004, he and his wife moved to Cumming, GA. In 2005, he served as the president for the Bethelview Downs HOA. Joe enjoyed woodwork, and animals. He loved his family and spending time with the grandkids. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sibling.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Joan Rusek; children, Joy (Kyle) Tucci, Joel (Rose) Rusek, and Janis (David) Goodrich; grandchildren, Quinn, Paige, Benjamin, Annabelle; along with many other loving relatives and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in memory of Joe Rusek.

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

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