Adams - Christian J. Hucorne, 63, of County Route 189, died Sunday evening, April 7, 2013, in the emergency room at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

A celebration of his life will be Thursday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the South Jefferson VFW Post 5344, 17 Phelps Street, Adams.

Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home, Adams.

Born August 8, 1949 in Charlerois, Belgium, son of Narcisse and Eugenia Tolochny Hucorne, he attended schools in New York City and Pennsylvania. He entered the US Army in 1970 where he served in Vietnam. He was discharged in 1972. 

He married Karen ‘Cookie’ Kowalski of New Hampton, NY on May 25, 1974 in Stroudsburg, PA.  The couple lived in the Strousburg area before moving to Adams in 1989. Mr. Hucorne worked for Service Master of Watertown and later for the Fuccillo Auto Mall, Adams.

Surviving besides his wife Cookie, are two brothers, Claude and wife Jackie Hucorne, Leesburg, FL, John and wife Denise Hucorne, Bartonsville, PA; two sisters, Marie Claire and husband Charles Faulhaber, Bloomfield, CT, Claudette and husband Francis Kelly, Reeders, PA; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by one brother, Marc Hucorne.

He was a member of the American Legion Don Rounds Post 586 and life member of the South Jefferson VFW Memorial Post 5344, both of Adams.