Kathleen J. Koch

08/06/2013 1:12 PM |

Kathleen Koch of Riverhead died July 30 at the Westhampton Care Center. She was 85 years old.

She was born Dec. 14, 1927, in Ozone Park, N.Y., to William and Catherine (Heiselmann) Rau. After graduating from high school, she was employed as a secretary at Harrison and Houge in Riverhead.

Ms. Koch was predeceased by her husband, Raymond, in 1997 and her daughter Linda Dasch in 2010.

She is survived by her son, Michael, of Ronkonkoma; her daughter Patricia, of Manorville; and her brother, Clifford Rau, of Pennsylvania.

The family received visitors Aug. 2 at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead, where a service took place Aug. 3, Pastor Sean Murray officiating. Interment followed at Pinelawn Memorial Park.