Mary Jane P. (Gallagher) Kochish, 80, of Brooksville, FL, wife of Stephen J. Kochish, passed away on Sept. 11 at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, FL.
Born in Manayunk, she was the daughter of the late John E. and Ida Mae (Pennegar) Gallagher.
Mary Jane was a member of St. Anthony’s RC Church in Brooksville and a former member of St. Columbkill RC Church in Boyertown, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #186 for 57 years, a member of the Brookridge Ceramic Club and former secretary of the Penn. Ceramic Club. She worked at Freed’s Market for 10 years retiring in 1987. She was also an avid knitter and loved to crochet.
Surviving with her husband, she is survived by her brother Francis Gallagher of Warminster. Along with her parents, she is predeceased by her brothers John E. Gallagher Jr. and Joseph V. Gallagher and her sisters Alice M. Hill and Marguerite E. Sowisdral.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 30, 11:00AM at St. Columbkill RC Church, 200 Indian Spring Road, Boyertown with Fr. Martin F. Kern officiating. Burial will follow in St. Aloysius New Cemetery, Pottstown. Visitation will be on Friday, Sept. 30 from 10:00AM to 10:45AM at the church.