Franklin E. Koci

1941 - 2009

Franklin E. Koci, 68, of Bethesda, Ohio died Thursday, July 23, 2009 at his home.

He was born Feb. 8, 1941, a son of the late John and Ella Riegle Koci.

Frank was a retired teacher, a member of the Belmont United Methodist Church and the Bethesda Police Department.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Hennessey Koci; and a grandson, Preston Taylor.

Surviving are a daughter, Kelli (Matthew) Taylor of Bethesda; grandchildren Shawn Barnes, of Flushing, and Olivia and Andrew Taylor of Bethesda; a great-grandchild, Ashton Barnes; sisters Gladys (John) Barker of Pa., Angeline France of Va. and a brother, John (Darlene) Koci of Key, Ohio.

Friends were invited to a visitation Tuesday, July 28, 2009 until time of memorial service at Belmont United Methodist Church with the Rev. Theresa Bobot officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont United Methodist Church, 129 West Market St., Belmont, OH 43718.

Arrangements by Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 North Main St., Bethesda.