September 5, 2013 - 6:37pm
Joan M. Koch
posted by Howard B. Owens.
Corfu - Joan M. Koch, 83, of Corfu, passed away Wednesday (September 4, 2013) at the Genesee County Nursing Home, Batavia.
Mrs. Koch was born June 30, 1930, in Buffalo, a daughter of the late Clarence and Mae Linder Moore. She was a member of the Corfu United Presbyterian Church and a past member of the East Pembroke Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Koch was dedicated to all the children she transported as a bus driver for many years, first for the Pembroke Central School District and then for the ARC in Batavia. Some of her favorite pastimes were ceramics, knitting, crocheting and having coffee with "The Girls". Joan's beloved husband of 59 years, Norman C. Koch, passed away December 30, 2008. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her dear children, Alan Koch of Batavia, David Koch of West Batavia, Randy (Micky) Koch of Myrtle Beach, SC and Debbie Stocking of Corfu; seven cherished grandchildren and five precious great grandchildren; a sister, Sharon Kawecki of Bradenton, FL and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call Friday 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Allegheny Street, Corfu. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Volunteers for Animals.