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Anton J. Kogut

AGE: 81 • Manchester

Anton J. Kogut, 81, of Manchester, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at his home. Mr. Kogut was born and raised in Perth Amboy. He resided in Fords, Woodbridge, and New Egypt before moving to Leisure Village West, Manchester, 10 years ago. He was a graduate of Perth Amboy High School and attended Rider University. Mr. Kogut was a proud Army veteran. In 1962, he co-founded Colorco, Inc., in Linden, from which he retired as VP of Sales. He was a member of the Elks and American Legion and an avid golfer at Glenwood Country Club, Old Bridge, and Pine Ridge Golf Course, Lakehurst. The pinnacle of his golf career came when he shot a 68 during a Pro-Am tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in 1963. Above all, Mr. Kogut was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed nothing more than the time spent with his grandchildren cooking and fishing. His family will remember him as "one of a kind".

Mr. Kogut was predeceased by his parents, Anthony & Mary (nee Chismar) Kogut. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years Maryann (nee Repei); his children and their spouses - Janice & Robert Kosinski of Belmar, Anton Jr. & Melinda Kogut of Pt. Pleasant, and Christine & Robert Meyers of Glen Gardner. Also surviving are his grandchildren - Robert Anton and Amye Kosinski, Nicholas Meyers, Alex Kogut, and Joseph and Thomas DiGiorgio.

Visitation will be at O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 2-4 & 6-8pm. Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Mary of the Lake Church, Lakewood, on Friday at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anton's memory to a .

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Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 25, 2017
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