Winifred "Freddie" Kosachook (nee Sullivan), 91, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Born February 20, 1928 in Royal Center, Indiana, she was raised by her loving grandparents and cherished her strong bond with her Uncle Jim. Freddie held great pride for her family's business, Sullivan's Drug Store, and fondly remembered her time in Indiana. After being accepted to the University of Miami, she met John Kosachook (Sr.) and spanning their 65 year marriage they welcomed two children and two grandchildren. Together they were also founding members of the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church of Wayne. Freddie was a special educator in the Little Falls school system for many years. She resided in Little Falls for a total of 40 years before retiring with her husband to Cape Cod in 1989 and later returning to Little Falls to be closer to her family. She is beloved by her extended family including her friends at the Sunrise of West Essex, Edward Drwiega, Lesley Wityk, Ted Vassilowitch, her nieces and nephews, and the New York Yankees. Freddie loved completing her many word search books.
She was predeceased by her husband John in 2016, and is survived by her son John Jr., and his wife Tracie, her daughter Mary, her grandson T.J., and his fiancé Nohemi, her granddaughter Kathleen, and her sister Patricia Wiemer.
Burial service is set for Monday, December 23, 2019 at 9 AM at Holy Resurrection Church, 285 French Hill Rd., Wayne. Please meet directly at church. Internment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park in Totowa. The family will receive their friends on Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 2 - 5 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls.