Barbara Koza

Obituary of Barbara Ann Koza

Barbara Ann Koza, 82, of Basking Ridgfe, NJ passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2023.


She was born on August 16, 1941 in Elizabeth NJ.


She attended Elizabeth public schools and graduated from Baton High School.


Barbara worked for Thomas & Betts, Singer in Elizabeth and Everest Reinsurance in Basking Ridge.


Barbara was married to Rodney T. Koza, also of Elizabeth, for 56 years. 


Barbara was predeceased by her parents and brother William.


Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home, 101 S. Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 from 3:00 – 6:00pm. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2023, 11:00am at St. James Church, 184 S. Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. Burial will be private for the family. 


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Barbara's name may be directed to St. Huberts or a local animal shelter of your choosing. Burial will be private.

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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home
101 South Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, November 16, 2023
St. James Church
184 South Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Friday, November 17, 2023
St. Gertrude's Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, New Jersey, United States
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