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Frances Marek Kosilla
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1912
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2011
New York, USA

Frances Kosilla, a longtime Sleepy Hollow resident died November 1, 2011 at the age of 99. Born October 4, 1912 in Westfield, MA, she was the daughter of John and Catherine Ozga Marek. She graduated from Westfield High School in 1931 and from United Hospital Nursing School in Port Chester in 1934. On November 18, 1939, she married Victor Kosilla in St. Teresa's Church in N. Tarrytown.

Frances had a long career as a Registered Nurse serving in Grasslands, St. Agnes and Tarrytown Hospitals and for 13 years at Phelps Memorial Hospital when she retired in 1977. Frances was a member of the Sleepy Hollow Seniors, the Neighborhood House Senior Canteen, the Catholic Daughters and The Sokols Ladies Lodge #42.

Frances is survived by her daughter Janet (Donald C.) Hannan, 3 grandsons; Mark (Kristin), Donald R. and David (Sherry) and her great grandson John all of Grayslake, IL.

She is also survived by Joanne (Jon) Knapp of Mooresville, NC, her niece Dorothy Rosell of Hartsdale and her nephew Ronald Sienkiewicz of Westfiled, MA. In addition to her parents and her husband Victor who died in 1964, she was predeceased by her great grandson William and her sisters Sophie Saidak, Helen Skypeck and Mary LaFond.

Visitation will be at Coffey Funeral Home on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Her Funeral Mass will be Saturday at St. Teresa of Avila Church at 10:00 with interment to follow in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

Frances' family would like to thank Dr. Rajput, the nursing staff and all of her caregivers at Tarrytown Hall for their help and kindness over the years. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name to Tarrytown Hall Care Center Wood Court Tarrytown, NY 10591 would be appreciated.

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Sleepy Hollow
Westchester County
New York, USA
Created by: JLC
Record added: Nov 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79835626
Frances <i>Marek</i> Kosilla
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