Our brother and fellow priest, Father Alexander Kuras, passed on from this life on July 1, 2013 at the age of 70.
Father Kuras was born on February 4, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 7, 1969.
Father Kuras’ assignments included serving as associate pastor at St. James Parish, Ferndale, and Holy Name Parish, Birmingham. In addition, Father Kuras served as pastor at Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, Waterford, and Divine Savior Parish, Westland.
Visitation will take place at Divine Savior Parish Church, 39375 Joy Road, Westland on Sunday, July 7 from 2-8 p.m. with a Vigil at 6 p.m.
Father Kuras will lie in repose on Monday, July 8 at Divine Savior Parish Church, from 10:30 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment at Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, 18303 Allen Road, Brownstown.
Father Kuras was predeceased by his parents Max and Anastasia, and brother Daniel. He is survived by his aunts Helen Polanski and Rose Kuras, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Condolences may be sent to Mr. John Polanski, 32551 Myrna, Livonia, MI 48154.