Sunday, May 16, 2010
William B. Kozusko, Jr.
Vermilion- William B. Kozusko, Jr., 69, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Kingston of Vermilion.
William was born on December 5, 1940, in Indiana, PA, to his parents William B. and Mary (nee: Pekala) Kozusko. He lived in Indiana, PA, until 1962, moving to Baltimore and later residing in Lorain since 1965. He moved to Vermilion in 1999. He received his Bachelor degree from Indiana University of PA and his Masters degree from Kent State University. He was both a teacher and administrator for the Lorain city schools. In addition, he taught classes at Cleveland State University. Following retirement he became a home inspector. William attended the Church of St. Peter while residing in Lorain and the Church of St. Mary during his years in Vermilion. He was a member of the Elks Club, the National Association of Home Inspectors, and various educational and vocational associations. He enjoyed golfing, skiing, and traveling with family and friends. He had special memories of a family vacation to Maui with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Carole Ann (nee: Bishop) Kozusko; son, Douglas John (Delora) Kozusko of Lorain; daughter, Laurel Ann Lutz of Columbus; grandchildren, Branden, Casey, Matthew and Marisa Lutz; nephew Michael and wife Beth Black of Indiana, and their children Jillian and Ethan. He was also blessed with extended family members on the Bishop side of the family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William B. Sr. and Mary Kozusko, sister Suzanne and niece Rosella.
Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 9:01:21 PM
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, (440)244-1961 on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, from 3:00 7:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at the funeral home, Fr. Chuck Henkle, O.F.M. Conv., officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.