James Kos

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James Kos, 75, DuBois, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born Dec. 13, 1939, in Stump Creek, he was the son of the late Frank and Frances Zakraisek Kos.
He married Carol Lutz on March 5, 1983 in Youngstown, N.Y. She survives.
After receiving his GED, James went on to study at the Metal Working Institute of New York. He was employed by National Grinding Wheel in North Tonawanda, N.Y.
James was a member of Lakeside United Methodist Church.
He was musically inclined and enjoyed playing with Swing K's Band. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, antiques, rooting for the Buffalo Bills and camping in Woorton. Above all, James loved spending time with his family.
James served in the Army during the Cuba Crisis.
In addition to his wife, James is survived by a son, John Kos (fiancée, Patty Sorrento) of DuBois; two stepsons, Jeff Weller of Panama City, Fla., and Rob Weller of Albany, Ga.; two grandchildren, Amanda Kos and Steven Sorrento; a sister, Annabelle (James) Simbeck of DuBois; two brothers, Albien (Grace) Kos of Big Soldier and Joseph (Betty) Kos of North Tonawanda, N.Y.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers: Herman, Stanley, William and Rudy Kos.
Friends and family will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Adamson Funeral Chapel Inc. in DuBois. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Robert Zilhaver officiating. Interment will be in the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Cemetery in Sykesville.
Memorial donations may be made to the Senior Citizens Center, 120 W. Park Ave., DuBois, PA 15801 or to Lakeside United Methodist Church, 420 1st St., DuBois.
Online condolences may be made at www.adamsonfuneral.com.
Published in The Courier Express from Dec. 23 to Dec. 25, 2014
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