Henry P. Koskowski, Sr., Purple Heart recipient

HUDSON–Henry P. Koskowski, Sr., 88, of Hudson, died Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Firemen’s Home.


Born January 24, 1922 in Stottville, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Koskowski.


Mr. Koskowski was employed as an electrician at the Universal Atlas Cement Plant  and was a member of the Silver Medal Club.


He served in the U.S. Army during WW II, earning a Purple Heart, the Distinguished Unit Badge, the American Defense Service Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal.


Mr. Koskowski was a member of the Hudson VFW, the Hudson Elks Club and a life member of C.H. Evans Fire Company


Surviving are two sons, Henry (Paul) Koskowski, Jr. of Hudson and Bruce Koskowski of Saugerties; his daughter, Kathleen Ann Blake of Ohio; two brothers, Raymond Koskowski and Michael Koskowski, both of Hudson; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.


Visiting hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.


Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Stuyvesant Falls.


The family would to thank the Firemen’s Home for the excellent care they gave Henry, especially Carolyn and Wendy.


Donations may be made to Community Hospice of Columbia Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill, 12414.




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