September 8 1925 July 29 2019
Raymond S. Koskowski Sr., 93, of Hudson, passed away July 29, 2019. Born September 8, 1925 in Stottville, NY, he is the son of Francizsek and Mary (Tobancyznski) Koskowski. Ray was employed by the Hudson Knitting Mills prior to being drafted into the United States Navy. He served from 1944-1946 where he earned an Honorable Discharge as a Seaman First Class. After his Naval Service, he was employed for over 30 years with The Laborer’s Union #1000 out of Poughkeepsie. Upon retirement from construction, Ray became one of the original City of Hudson Mini Bus Drivers, serving the City of Hudson for over 15 years. Ray was an avid New York Yankees and Giants fan. He was a Life Member of Hudson Elks Lodge #787, The VFW, American Legion, and Federation of Polish Sportsmen. Once in a while, Ray loved to enjoy a horse race, a card game and a good glass of Scotch. Ray is survived by his children, Raymond (Gina) Koskowski Jr., Franciszek (Joanne) Koskowski, Maria (Terry) Proper and Vickie Cupertino. Granddaughters, Kristin Koskowski, Jennifer Paone, and Jacie Celone, greatgrandchildren, Natalie Zempko, Joey Paone, and Carter and Jaxtyn Moore, along with one brother Marion Koskowski. 2 nieces Barbara (Andy) Juliano and Theresa Harrigan , along with several other nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents, Ray was predeceased by his wife Reida (Winters) Koskowski, and brothers Stanley, John, Adam, Edward, and Hank Koskowski. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday August 1, at 10:00am, from Holy Trinity St. Mary’s Parish in Hudson. Interment will be in Cedar Park Cemetery. Visitation hours at the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home are Wednesday July 31, from 4-7pm. Please visit batesanderson.com to leave an online condolence. To send a memorial gift to the family of Raymond S. Koskowski please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Raymond S Koskowski September 8 1925 July 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Hudson, state: New York