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Alex Klucik Memorial Fund Established

The Klucik family has established the Alex Klucik Grace Fund to support various Ave Maria educational endeavors. A "spiritual bouquet" also is being organized by town residents.
(Click here for a video tribute to Alex Klucik.)

Contributions to the fund can be sent to: The Alex Klucik Grace Fund, c/o Ave Maria Foundation, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL 34142-9505. The family asks that donations to the fund be made in lieu of flowers. (Click here for details on arrangements for the wake Friday and funeral Saturday.)

klucikaw"Alex and his family have benefited tremendously from the good works funded by the Ave Maria Foundation, including Spiritus Sanctus Academy, the Rhodora J. Donahue Academy, Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria School of Law," said Alex's father, Robb Klucik. Alex Klucik graduated from the Donahue Academy and was enrolled as a freshman at AMU in the fall. His father was in the first graduating class of the Ave Maria School of Law.

Town residents Rich and Kathy Dittus are also organizing a "spiritual bouquet" for the Klucik family, through which people can offer prayers, Masses and other devotions. Mrs. Dittus invites anyone to send her a pledge of special prayers, rosaries, holy hours, Masses or other devotions, along with a note of condolence that will be passed on to the family. Her email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Residents who would like to help the Klucik family with meals during the next several days also can get in touch with either Kathy Dittus or Mary Jo Klein.

Alex Klucik is at right in the photograph, with with brothers and sisters. For more pictures of the Klucik family, click here.


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