Stephen Anthony Koosh
Stephen Anthony Koosh, Jr., 74, of Hermitage, passed away Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 13, 2019) in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Mr. Koosh was born Nov. 4, 1945, in Sharon, a son of the late Steven A. and Mary (Kuklinca) Koosh. He was a 1963 graduate of New Wilmington High School.
Stephen proudly served his county in the Navy from 1964 to 1968.
He was employed at Sharon Steel's former Farrell Plant for 30 years, until its closing. Later, he was a self-employed antique dealer. He operated his business in the former Flip Side, Hermitage, and the Antique Mall, West Middlesex.
Stephen was a member of: the Apollo Maennerchor Club; the Slovak Home, both in Farrell; the Wheatland Coin Club; and was a life member of Patagonia Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as its treasurer.
He was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan and never missed a game. He also enjoyed gambling, antiques, and collecting coins and Indians.
He is survived by: his wife, the former Kathleen Maurice, whom he married Aug. 6, 1970; a daughter, Melanie Spatara and her husband Robert, of Sharon; a son, Stephen A. Koosh, III and his wife Alex, of Girard, Ohio; four grandchildren, Chelsea, Cameron and Rachel Spatara and Joey Koosh; four great-grandchildren, James, Corey, Mia and Jarrod; and 10 cousins, Kathy Boland, Bob (Jean) Curth, John (Irene) Koosh, Joe (Donna) Koosh, Steve Koosh, John (Sue) Gerdy, Veronica Lumpp, Michael Levitsky and Ed and Michelle Gerdy.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Patagonia Volunteer Fire Department, 119 Superior St., Hermitage, PA 16148.

Stephen Anthony, Jr., 74, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday (11-17-19) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday (11-18-19) in the funeral home, with Rev. Cary Parsons of Living Faith Christian Church, Farrell, officiating. Military Honors will be rendered by Wheatland, Farrell and West Middlesex Honor Guard.
Interment: St. Mary's Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on November 14, 2019


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Rita hurd
Dec 09, 2019
So sorry kathy just found out if you need anything let me know luv u
Lisa Kostoff
Nov 16, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family.
Melanie Spatara
Nov 15, 2019
My heart is broken dad. I love and miss you so much
Debby Zarecki
Nov 15, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Steve was a wonderful & caring person. May you find peace with God.
robert maurice
Nov 15, 2019
Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Stephen Anthony Koosh by robert maurice.  Send flowers
Michael Maurice
Nov 15, 2019
Fairest of All was purchased for the family of Stephen Anthony Koosh by Michael Maurice.  Send flowers
Jeff and Sue Maurice
Nov 15, 2019
We want to say how sad we are to hear of Steve’s passing. We are thinking of Kathy and her family at this time. Steve will be missed. RIP
Richard & Marilyn Kostoff
Nov 15, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to Kathy and famly during this time of sorrow. Will always remember our antique and card playing buddy whom we enjoyed many good times together. May Steve rest in peace.