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Russell J. Koch

April 06, 2022

Visitation: No prior visitation.
Service: A Mass of Christian Burial was held privately. KOCH – Russell J.
May 4, 2021. Son of the late Joseph A.
and Helen (Dueringer) Koch; beloved
husband of Jean (nee VanTuyl) Koch;
loving father of Steven (Colette) of
Denver, CO, Jeffrey, Matthew (Lori)
Koch of Falls Church, VA and Kelly
(Kevin) James; dearest grandfather of
Clayton (Lauren), Phillip Koch, Gregory
James, Jocelyn James and Avery
Koch; brother of Richard (Mary Jo)
Koch and the late Vernon (Betty) and
Donald (Natalie) Koch; also survived by
nieces and nephews. Russell retired as
a court reporter for Family Court, State
of NY. He was a graduate of Canisius
High School, a longtime member of
St. Gregory the Great Parish, and a
hockey coach in Amherst and at St.
Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. No prior
visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial
was held privately. Arrangements by
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