November 8, 2023
John Lawrence Kuruc Jr., 84, of Carterville, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. He was born Oct. 15, 1939, in Litchfield, to John Lawrence and Agnes Marie (Fyalka) Kuruc Sr. He marriedMary Newsom, and she survives.
He was a Professor of Accounting at John A. Logan College for 23 years. John was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion and belonged to the Marion Knights of Columbus. He was an avid reader, who loved to travel and had been to every state except Alaska.
He is survived by his wife of over 40 years, Mary Kuruc; sister, Marie (Gene)...