James Cozza, 77, owned statuary business

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HUDSON–James Joseph Cozza, 77, of Stottville died Sunday January 10 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.  Born March 12, 1932 in Hudson, he was the son of the late James and Theresa (Crispino) Cozza. Besides his parents, two brothers, Frank and Anthony Cozza, died previously.

Mr. Cozza leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Armetta (Millett) Cozza; a son, James (Teri) Cozza of Hudson; a daughter, Anna (Allen) Weaver of Stuyvesant; and a brother Dominic Cozza of Athens. He was the proud “Poppy” of nine grandchildren, Jill (Morgan) Turner, Tate (Kyung) and Jordan Cozza, Kelly (Tony DeLuca) Secovnie, Tracey and Tim Rheingold, Enoch (Sasha), Adam (Tommy McCarthy) Abigail and Hannah Secovnie; and three great-grandchildren, Tessa and Teddy Rheingold and Pearl Turner.

 

Mr. Cozza was a member of St. Joseph’s Church in Stuyvesant Falls. He served in the U.S. Army from 1958-1960 and worked for the Miron Company for many years. After his retirement he started a lawn statuary business, J C Concrete, and enjoyed watching NASCAR, trips to Foxwoods and Saratoga, gardening and spending time with his beloved dachshund, Sparky.

 

Calling hours will be Tuesday, January 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. at McDonald-Valenti-Richards Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive, Hudson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church in Stuyvesant Falls. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery Stuyvesant Falls.

 

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the National Kidney Foundation

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