In Remembrance of Jeffrey Carl Kochis

Jeffrey Carl Kochis

Jeffrey Carl Kochis

Jefferson Township, PA July 24, 1979 ~ April 22, 2013 Date of Service: April 25, 2013

 Jeffrey Carl Kochis, 33, Jefferson Township, died Monday while fishing on Lake Wallenpaupack.

He was the son of Carl and Mary Beth Keyasko Kochis of Jefferson Heights. Jeff was a member of St. Eulalia’s Church in Elmhurst and had attended North Pocono schools and was a graduate of Bishop O’Hara Class of 1997. He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Penn State University where he was nearing completion of his degree in Natural Sciences. Jeff was a three time All Scholastic Selection while a member of the Bishop O’Hara Golf Team. He was also a Junior Member of the Elmhurst Country Club where he was crowned Junior Club Golf Champion in 1996 and 1997. He was a Certified Orvis Fly-fishing Guide while in Alaska for two seasons and New York State for several seasons.

Jeff’s passion for life was being outdoors among nature and wildlife. He shared his love of hunting, fishing, and golfing with his dad and many good friends. An avid New York Yankee fan, he treasured the memories of the time spent in the Yankee clubhouse and dugout with players and especially with his boyhood idol Don
Mattingly.

Also surviving are a sister, Kristen Kochis, Scranton, and several aunts, uncles,cousins and close friends.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Joseph and Agnes Keyasko and paternal grandparents George and Helen Kochis.

A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday at 11am in St. Eulalia’s Church in Elmhurst. Friends may call at the church Thursday from 9am until the time of mass. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sierra Club by contacting them at 415-977-5653 or to the Ledgedale Fire Dept. 27 Sledginski Road Lake Ariel, PA 18436. These funds will be distributed among the Rescue Squads of Ledgedale, Tafton, and Lakeville.



 

 

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Bette Eagan
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Re: In Remembrance of Jeffrey Carl Kochis
Reply #67 on : Mon April 29, 2013, 19:31:41
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God Bless you and your family during this difficult time. My prayers are with you all.

Bette
LOIS & ANDREW MALLICK
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sincere sympathy
Reply #66 on : Mon April 29, 2013, 18:15:43
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Dear MaryBeth, Carl & Kristen: Please accept our sincere sympathy & our prayers for you all & Jeffrey. Sincerely, Andy & Lois Mallick
Kelly Nolan
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Re: In Remebrance of Jeffrey Carl Kochis
Reply #65 on : Mon April 29, 2013, 12:01:41
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Dear Mr. and Mrs. Kochis and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. Jeff was a wonderful person and will be sorely missed by a great number of people. There are no words that can ease the amount of pain you must be feeling, but please know that you and your family have my deepest sympathies.

Sincerely,
Kelly Nolan
Kerry & Carol Welsh
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Our deepest Sympathy!
Reply #64 on : Fri April 26, 2013, 10:54:13
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Carl & Mary Beth, We are both in shock at the loss of your son. We offer our condolences and prayers to your family. May god be with you!

Kerry & Carol
Robert Haught, PSP Retired
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Jeffrey Carl Kochis
Reply #63 on : Fri April 26, 2013, 10:46:30
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Carl: Please accept my heartfelt condolences on your devastating loss.
Dorothy Grill
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Re: In Remembrance of Jeffrey Carl Kochis
Reply #62 on : Fri April 26, 2013, 09:50:53
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Mary Beth and Family
I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.
Thomas Berryhill
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Jeff
Reply #61 on : Fri April 26, 2013, 08:52:50
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Dear Carl & Family, I just learned of Jeff's
passing. God Bless all of you. I still have fond memories of my visits to your home many years ago. I don't know what to say, as words are inadequate at a time like this. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Tom
Tom Semcheski
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Re: In Remembrance of Jeffrey Carl Kochis
Reply #60 on : Fri April 26, 2013, 08:32:44
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Carl & Mary Beth
Sorry to hear about the loss of your son. You my have thoughts and prayers.
Casey & Joan O'Neill
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Your Son
Reply #59 on : Thu April 25, 2013, 22:51:11
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Carl, Our hearts go out to you and your family, weCannot imagine a greater pain. Casey
Ret. Tpr. Wm. T. & wife Terry Laskey
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Deepest Sympathy
Reply #58 on : Thu April 25, 2013, 22:23:16
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We wish to send our deepest sympathy and prayers, for the untimely departure of your dear son. As parents, we can only regret your loss but send our sorrowful prayers. May Jeffery rest in peace.
Only God will heal your hearts.
Sincerely,
Ret. Tpr. & Mrs. Wm. T. Laskey
Troop G
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