James E. Kulczycki Jr.

James E. Kulczycki Jr.

James “Jimmy K” E. Kulczycki Jr., 66, went to heaven on Sunday, May 2. He was the beloved husband of Sara Ann (Risk) (Luther) Kulczycki for 25 years. He was the son of the late James and Otilia (Mello) Kulczycki.

Jim graduated from Providence College and was an avid Friars basketball fan. He worked for the city of Pawtucket as the director of Parks and Recreation prior to working at Toyota of North Attleboro as a finance manager. Jim ultimately retired in 2019 from Bankers Insurance and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, traveling with his wife and going to the beach. His presence will be greatly missed by all the lives he has touched.

Besides his loving wife, he is survived by a son, Anthony Luther Risk and his wife, Lisa, of East Greenwich; two adoring grandchildren, Anthony “TJ” Risk and Hailey Risk, also of East Greenwich and four brothers-in-law, J. Barry, Timothy and Thomas Risk, all of Pawtucket and Michael McHale of Indiana.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, May 7, at noon at St. Teresa Church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Relatives and friends are welcome to offer their condolences to the family at St. Teresa Church beginning on Friday, May 7, at 11 a.m. Jim tried to do a good deed everyday so in lieu of flowers please do a good deed for someone in Jim’s name. Funeral arrangements are entrusted with William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket. trippfuneralhome.com