Bernard M. “Bernie” Kosc
August 27, 1941 - August 15, 2023
Bernard M. “Bernie” Kosc, age 81, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, August 15, 2023.
Born in Northampton, PA, on August 27, 1941, he was a son of the late Joseph Thomas and Anna Josephine (Shettler) Kosc. Bernie made his career as a dedicated music teacher at Maynard High School in Massachusetts, as well as Christina School District in Delaware, spanning over 35 years until his retirement. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather.
In addition to his parents, Bernie was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Kosc and Thomas Kosc; and grandson, Bryan Joseph Kosc. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra L. (Kmiec) Kosc; children, Thomas J. Kosc, Stephen M. Kosc (Renee), and Andrew B. Kosc; and 7 grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Road, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bernie’s memory to a charity of the donor’s choice.