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Hester I. Kosiba
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Obituary for Hester I. Kosiba

Hester I. (Macker) Kosiba, 96, a lifelong resident of Uxbridge, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 in Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Home, Northbridge. She was the wife of the late Paul Kosiba who died in 1977.

Mrs. Kosiba was employed as a supervisor for 35 years at the former Bernat Mill in Uxbridge. She also worked for the Tupperware Co. in Grafton and the W. Edward Balmer Elementary School in Whitinsville.

She was born May 24, 1921 in Uxbridge, the daughter of the late George and Hester (Farris) Macker and was a graduate of Uxbridge High School, class of 1939.

Mrs. Kosiba was a member of the Blackstone Valley United Methodist Church in Whitinsville and volunteered two days a week at the Uxbridge Senior Center. She was a 48 year member of the Uxbridge Grange #200. She loved flower gardens and enjoyed reading, knitting and solving crossword puzzles.

She is survived by two sons, Paul and his wife Shirley Kosiba of Clarksville, VA and Michael Kosiba of Worcester; two daughters, Sandy and her husband Jack Adam of Westfield and LuAnn and her husband Randy Belseth of Uxbridge, 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother and two sisters.

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 4-7 PM in the BUMA FUNERAL HOME, 101 N. Main St., Rte. 122, Uxbridge.

Funeral services will be held Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11 AM in the funeral home followed by burial in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Mendon St., Uxbridge.

Memorial donations may be made to the Blackstone Valley United Methodist Church, 61 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville, MA 01588.

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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Buma Funeral Home

101 North Main Street
Uxbridge, MA 01569





11:00 AM
Buma Funeral Home

101 North Main Street
Uxbridge, MA 01569

Cemetery Details


Prospect Hill Cemetery

Mendon Street, Rte 16
Uxbridge, MA 01569

Memorial Contribution

Blackstone Valley United Methodist Church

61 Linwood Ave.
Whitinsville, MA 01588

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