Joan C. Koscinski, 82, of 106 Shannon Ave., passed away the afternoon of Friday, April 13, 2018, at UPMC Jameson Hospital, after a courageous 12-year battle with multiple myeloma.
Joan was born July 17, 1935, in New Castle. She was a daughter of the late John M. and Elizabeth A. Danish Stoffick.
Mrs. Koscinski was Roman Catholic and attended St. Vincent de Paul Parish.
Joan was a graduate of New Castle High School, class of 1953.
Mrs. Koscinski will be remembered by her family as a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She worked outside the home for more than 20 years as a finisher at the former Shenango China Company.
Joan was a member and past president of the Ladies Guild at the former St. Michael's Church.
She enjoyed baking all types of holiday cookies and working in her backyard. She loved her many animals she cared for over the years.
Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Joan is survived by her six sons and daughter, Joseph F. (Cathy) Koscinski, John M. Koscinski, with whom she resided, James R. (Cynthia) Koscinski, Jeffrey D. (Shari) Koscinski and Jerome J. (Charles) Koscinski, all of New Castle, and Jerold T. (Gilbert) Koscinski of Erie; a daughter, Joan K. (Charles) Morris of New Castle; a sister, Elizabeth A. Gentsy of New Castle; a brother, Thomas Stoffick of New Castle; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her brother, John Stoffick; grandson, Joseph Koscinski III; and granddaughter, Nicole Koscinski.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Noga Funeral Home Inc., 1142 S. Mill St., New Castle.
A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday for St. Vincent de Paul Parish, where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The Rev. Zachary Galiyas, parochial vicar of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, will officiate.
The Rite of Committal and burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the UPMC Jameson Cancer Care Center, Dr. Simon, nurses and staff for their loving care.
Online condolences may be viewed or offered by visiting www.nogafuneralhome.com.
Published on April 14, 2018