Eugene Preston Kozik, 70, of Phoenix and Prescott Arizona, passed away on February 6, 2013 with his wife of 28 years, Maureen, by his side. In addition to his beloved Maureen Foley-Kozik, Gene is survived by his brother Andy (Karen) Kozik. He is preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Sr. and Stasia Kozik, brothers Robert and Ronnie and sister Stasia Ann Kozik. Born and raised in New Jersey, Gene was a graduate of Arizona State University
. He worked at Valley National Bank for 13 years and spent 23 years as a manager of delinquent student loans at ASU. His passions were cooking, gardening and entertaining. He cherished his family and many friends. Gene was a devoted husband, brother, son, uncle and friend. A funeral mass service will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 9:30 AM at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 3550 E Knox Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85044. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or at stjude.org
, (Account number 32766080 Gene Kozik). Funeral arrangements were handled by A Legacy Funeral Home Chandler, Arizona 480-963-6200.