87, Passed away February 16, 2019. John was born November 11, 1931 in Lindenhurst, NY to the late Nicholas Koch and Elizabeth McPherson. He is survived by his eight children, Robert (Marie), Richard (Beverly), John Jr. (Evelyn), Jean Botigione (James), Warren (Theresa), Kathleen Capristo (Thomas), Wayne, and Michael; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister Francis. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Jean; His grandson, John III. Visitation Friday February 22, 2019 from 4-6pm with services Saturday, February 23 at 9:30am at Dobies Funeral Home, Congress St. Burial to follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens.