Miriam E. Kosatschkow, 66, of Zion Grove, passed away Sunday, September 8th, 2019 at her residence. .
Miriam was born in Shenandoah on April 26, 1953, a daughter of the late Bernice (Lasko) and Robert C. Peterson.
She was a graduate of the West Hazleton High School. After high school, she earned her airline stewardess certification from the Atlantic School in Hartford Connecticut and last worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant and unit secretary for the Leigh Valley Hospital in Hazleton.
A member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Nuremberg, Miriam was a former church organist for the Emmanuel Church, Mt. Zion Church, and Davis Chapel.
Miriam enjoyed gardening and canning vegetables and she was a devoted mother and family caregiver.
She was preceded in death by her husband Alexander W. Kosatschkow on August 29th.
Miriam is survived by her children: Amy Kile, of Berwick; Alexander Kosatschkow, II of Zion Grove; Elizabeth Raibeck, of Schuylkill Haven; and Mary Kosatschkow, of Allentown.
A sister, Mary Ellen Laberta survives as does 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Miriam's family on Thursday evening, September 12th from 6-8PM at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown. A graveside committal service will be held at 11 AM on Friday, September 13th at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Zion Grove,with Rev. Craig Zimmerman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to supply chemo-totes to cancer patients in Miriam's memory are asked to be made payable to Jessica Boyle, 34 East Blaine Street, McAdoo, PA 18237.
Chemo-Totes for Cancer Patients
c/o Jessica Boyle 34 East Blaine Street, McAdoo PA 18237