Charles M. “Chuck” Kozub, Sr., age 83, of Penn Craft, PA passed away on Tuesday, May 16th, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on March 1st, 1940 in Herbert, PA
Son of the late John A. and Anna V. (Sladisky) Kozub Sr.
Chuck was a lifetime member of the former St. Thomas R.C. Church of Footedale, PA which is currently St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church of Footedale, PA. He was also a lifetime member of The Fairbank Rod and Gun Club and a member of The AMVETS Post #103 of Hopwood.
Chuck was a 1958 graduate of Redstone High School and a 1964 graduate of California University of Pennsylvania where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in education and science. He taught in the Brownsville Area School District at Redstone Middle School for over 30 years and retired in 2002. He was very proud to be a teacher and had a very strong passion for teaching and education.
Chuck lived his life for his children and for his family.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother: John A. Kozub, Jr.
Chuck is survived by his three children:
Shelley A. Kozub
Charles M. Kozub, Jr.
Amy B. Dillinger and husband Jeff
two grandchildren: Cory John Shaffor and his wife Harley
Kaylee Nicole Shaffor
one great-granddaughter: Lily Shaffor
Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Friday, May 19th from 2-4 and 6-8PM and on Saturday until 9:30AM where a Prayer Service will be held followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM at St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church - Footedale, PA with Rev. Fr. Marlon Pates as Celebrant.
A very special thank you to Amedisys Hospice and to his grandson Cory who was with him everyday.
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