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ROBERT J. KOSKO Sr. Obituary
Age 93, of Munhall, died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, April 25, 2014. Eldest son of the late Joseph and Mary (Fetzko) Kosko; survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Mary (Belavic) Kosko; brother of Dorothy Vaslowski, Carl Casey Kosko, and the late Joseph, Eugene, William, and Cecelia Kosko; loving father of Robert J. (Deborah) Kosko, Karen (Thomas) Thomas, Gerald (Rebecca) Kosko, Marc (Cheryl) Kosko, and Cheryl (Jeffrey) Lukacs; grandchildren, Mandy and Zach Hritz, Gerald and Jonathon Kosko, Garrett and Lauren Lukacs, Kristy Shearer, Michael Fonner, Crystal Pollard, and James Cassidy; great- granddaughters, Mia Hritz, Angelica, Marissa, Sammy Riggs, Kayla Shearer, and Kayla and Alyssa Pollard. Friends and family will be received at the SAVOLSKIS - WASIK - GLENN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3501 Main Street, Munhall, on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be Friday 11:30 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, West Mifflin, with Fr. Joseph Grosko officiating. Bob served with the U.S. Army 339th Engineers Philippine Asiatic Theater, obtaining the rank of Lieutenant during World War II from 1942 to 1945, earning the Purple Heart for injuries received during the battle at Mindoro, Philippines. He was Commander Catholic War Veterans Post 1423, Past Commander of Steel Valley Chapter 27 Disabled Americans Veterans, commentator and usher at the former St. Michael Arc Angel Parish, President of the Men's Club of St. Michaels. Commander for the General Charles L. Griffin Post G.A.R Memorial Day Association. Past president and member of the Homestead District Lions Club, where he was "Lion of the Year" in 1997-1998. He was a member of the Mon Valley Initiative. Past president and board member of the Munhall and Steel Valley School Board. Former scout Master Troop 7 St. Michael Church. Bob retired in 1982 after 43 years from U.S. Steel Structural Department Homestead Works, also serving as treasurer for Local Union 1397 steelworkers. Past president and board member of Tri-Boro Federal Credit Union. President and member of JEDNOTA Lodge Branch 738, Thompson Run Athletic Association and a member of the AARP #3172. Bob will best be remembered for his service to God, his family, his country and community, and the impact he made on those around him.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Apr. 29 to Apr. 30, 2014
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