Obituary - Amalia Kozara, 86 | Pawling

Amalia M. Kozara, 86, passed away at her Pawling, NY, home on December 21, 2017. A resident of Pawling for 14 years, she moved here from Yonkers where she was born on April 7, 1931, to John and Amalia (Henge) Powers. She grew up in Yonkers, and on June 15, 1952, she married Raymond Kozara, who survives at home, and was a manager at Carvel in Yonkers.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, Raymond, Jr., (Shelia) of Shrub Oak, NY; three daughters, Kathleen Kozara of Tarrytown, NY, Michele Fennell (Daniel) of Pawling, and Valerie Quartaro (Larry) of New Fairfield, CT; her two brothers, George Powers of New Fairfield, CT, and Earl Powers of Massachusetts; and ten grandchildren, Raymond Kozara III and Kimberly Kozara, Samantha Fennell, Kali Fennell, and Daniel Fennell, Jr., L.J. Quartaro, George Quartaro, and Elise Quartaro, Meghan Behzadi, and Kristine Conley. She is predeceased by her twin sister Julia and older sister Betty.

A funeral service was conducted on December 23, 2017, at the chapel at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, NY, followed by the burial.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at

Arrangements were under the direction of the Horn & Thomes, Inc., Funeral Home, in Pawling.