Martha B. (Shaskus) Koscinski, 67, of East Hartford, wife of the late John K. Koscinski, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Hartford Hospital.
She was born Jan. 13, 1947, in Hartford, daughter of the late Charles J. and Claire Marie (Power) Shaskus, and had lived in East Hartford for 37 years. Martha was a very caring person who enjoyed helping others. She shared her time, resources, and her home caring for numerous family members and friends throughout her lifetime.
She is survived by her two sons, Peter Koscinski of East Windsor and David Koscinski, and his wife, Alicia, of Brownsville, Texas; four brothers, Joseph Shaskus of East Hartford, Charles Shaskus, and his wife, Anna, of Williamsburg, Ohio, Anthony Shaskus, and his wife, Lucy, of Bloomfield, and Michael Shaskus of Bristol; her sister-in-law, Julie Collins of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews, including two special nephews, James and Kyle Benson of East Windsor. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her granddaughter, Megan Koscinski; brothers, John C. and James F. Shaskus; her sister, Mary Ellen Zilinskus; daughter-in-law, Darla J. Catlin; and a sister-in-law, Maria Kuczynski.
Friends may call at the Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury, on Saturday, March 15, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Church, Tariffville. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the
, 45 Ash St., East Hartford, CT 06108.
Please visit Martha's book of memorieswww.vincentfuneralhome.com