Etta L. Kokoska
1942 - 2021
John B. Greenlee Funeral Home - Beallsville
2830 Main Street Rt. 40
Beallsville, PA

Etta L. Kokoska, 79, of Daisytown (West Pike Run Township), passed away Friday, October 15, 2021, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.

She was born January 14, 1942, in Clover Hill, a daughter of the late John and Hilda Phillips Ames.

Mrs. Kokoska was a 1959 graduate of California Area High School and also studied typing at Penn Commercial in Washington.

Etta was employed as the head of the California Area High School cafeteria retiring after 38 years of service.

She was a charter member of the Garwood Baptist Church, a member of PSERS and served two terms on the California Area School District School Board.

Mrs. Kokoska enjoyed camping and was devoted to her grandchildren.

On July 23, 1961, she married Charles Kokoska Sr., who died January 10, 2008.

Surviving are two children, Dr. Charles Kokoska (Donna) of Millsboro, and Jennifer Kadash (Jason) of Daisytown; a sister, Emma Lou Kistler of Coal Center; five grandchildren, Chad, Matthew and Joshua Kokoska, and Xander and Maximus Kadash; along with several nieces and nephews.

Deceased, in addition to her parents and husband, are a son, Theodore Kokoska, who died in December 1997; five brothers; and three sisters.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, in the John B. Greenlee Funeral Home, Ltd., 2830 Main Street, Beallsville, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 21, with Pastor Kevin Carpenter officiating. Interment will follow in Beallsville Cemetery.

Guest book and personal condolences may be accessed at www.GreenleeFuneralHome.

Published by Observer-Reporter on Oct. 19, 2021.
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I miss the best mom I could have ever had....always will....forevermore...Buried on my bday ... I take it as an I love you too
Jennifer Kadash
October 31, 2021
Etta was a wonderful person and role model. Kind and compassionate.
Linda King
October 19, 2021
My heart goes out to Etta's family. You have my deepest sympathy, and I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you.
Kirby Ames
October 19, 2021
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