Charles A. Kosty, age 85, of Corning, NY, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Schuyler Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls, NY.
Charlie was born on January 26, 1929 in Corning to Charles and Mary (Jubera) Kosty.
His mother passed away at an early age, and was raised by his father Charles and step mother Catherine (Benza) Kosty.
He was a graduate of St. Patrick's and Corning Free Academy.
He married Josephine Seibel in 1987 and was preceded in death by her in 2009.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict
and was a postal carrier for the Corning Post Office for many years.
Charlie enjoyed playing softball and was an avid Yankee and Giants fan. He was a former member of the Corning Elks and Corning American Legion. He attended St. Patrick's Church.
Charlie is survived by two brothers, Donald (Jean) Kosty of Bradford and Robert (Marianne) Kosty of Horseheads; a step son, Fred Siebel of New Mexico; several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Friday, March 14th at St. Mary's Cemetery in Corning at 2:00 PM
Donations may be made in memory of Charlie to a
Charlie's family has entrusted his care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.