Rose Marie A. Koury, 78, of Shenandoah, Pa, passed away on Monday, May 20th at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community, Shenandoah. She was born in Shenandoah on September 26th, 1940 to the late Walter and Valeria "Lorman" Cichucki.
She worked as a cook for the AMVETS in Shenandoah for many years. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, but her true joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Besides her parents, preceding her death were 1 son, John Koury and 1 infant brother, Edward Cichucki.
She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, John Koury, 1 son, Rev. James J. Koury - Boston, Ma, 1 daughter, Kathy Buchanan - Shenandoah, 1 daughter -in-law, Cheryl Koury - Harrisburg and 6 grandchildren, John Edward Koury Jr., Brittany Kathryn Buchanan, Danielle Elliott with husband Jason, Erin Marie Buchanan, Michael Joseph Koury, and Owin Elliott
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 24th at 11am in Divine Mercy Parish - Sacred Worship Site - St. Casimir's, 229 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah officiated by Msgr. Ronald Bocian and con-celebrated by her son, Rev. James J. Koury. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday morning from 8am to 10:30am at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah. Interment will follow in St. Casimir's Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
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