Mary Kozak, 94, of Toms River passed away on February 15, 2021. A funeral mass will be held at St. John the Baptist Ukranian Catholic Church, 60 N. Jefferson Rd. in Whippany, NJ, on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11am. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements are by Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home in Whippany.
Mary was a real coal miner’s daughter born and raised in Centralia, PA, to Theodore and Mary Hosonitz. She worked in the Dietary Department at Irvington General Hospital prior to her retirement in 1988. Mary loved playing Bingo and enjoyed trips to Atlantic City.
Mary was the beloved wife of the late Andrew Kozak. She was the loving mother of Bernadette Johns and her husband Wayne and Andrew Kozak. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Michelle Johns, Andy Johns (Stephanie), Jen White (Mike), AJ Kozak and Crystal Martin (Chris), great grandchildren, Raissa Johns, Lily and Patton White, and Kaylee Martin, and her dear sister Helen Guiffrida.