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Obituary for Helen J. Koch

Helen J. Koch of Bliss, NY passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at the East Side Nursing Home in Warsaw, NY at the age of 93.

She was born February 28, 1927 in Buffalo, NY a daughter of the late Edward and Sophie (Kuminski) Gryczkowski. She was a former member of the St. Joseph's Church in Bliss, NY. She enjoyed crafts, knitting, crocheting and making chocolate.

She worked as a machine operator for Motorola in Arcade, NY.

Helen is survived by her children and best friends: Judy (David) Cordier of Machias, NY, Arthur "Butch" (Brenda) Koch of Wayland, NY, Robert "Bob" (Judy) Koch of Bradenton, FL, Linda (Dave) May of Bradenton, FL, Willie (Paul) Owens of Bliss, NY; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur Koch who passed away on April 17, 1988; her son, James Koch; a grandson and a great-granddaughter; her siblings: Lorraine (Richard) Kusowski and Esther (Alfred) Wawrzyniak.

Friends may call Friday, September 4, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the W.S. Davis Funeral Home, 358 Main Street, Arcade, NY 14009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Satruday, September 5, 2020 at 11AM at the St. Joseph's Church in Bliss, NY.

Memorials may be made to the Bliss Rescue Squad, 6655 NY-362, Bliss, NY 14024.