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Kathleen Marie (Koch) Andruszko

September 22, 1944 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Kathleen Andruszko Obituary

Kathleen Marie (Koch) Andruszko, 79, of Hamilton, NJ passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Capital Health Hopewell surrounded by her loving family.  Kathleen was born and raised in Bridger, Montana to parents Joseph and Emma (Mathern) Koch.  She was crowned the Homecoming Queen in high school.  She was previously employed for many years as a customer service representative for Prudential Life Insurance Company.  She was also a nanny for several years, but the job she took most pride in was being a grandmother to her eight grandchildren.  Kathleen enjoyed gardening, cooking, cleaning, reading, garage sales, and caring for her grandchildren.  She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Sorrows Church.  Kathleen was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many.

Daughter of the late Joseph and Emma (Mathern) Koch; mother of the late Frank Francobandiero; grandmother of the late John Francobandiero; sister-in-law of the late Bob Stringari; Kathleen is survived by her two sons, Joseph Francobandiero and Anthony and wife Melissa Bandiero; seven grandchildren, J.C. Francobandiero and wife Maria, Michael “Mikey” Francobandiero, Gabriel Franco and wife Jenna, Hayley, Toni, Jacob, and Jamie Francobandiero; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Fierstein; five siblings, Gene Koch and wife Ilean, Gerald Koch and wife Betty, Connie Stringari, Marilyn and husband Robin Palmer, Denis Koch and wife Kathy; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

Family and friends may pay their respects to Kathleen on Monday, February 12, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3816 E. State St., Ext., Hamilton, NJ.  Burial will take place in Bridger Cemetery in Bridger, Montana at a later date.  
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the ASPCA at www.aspca.org or to the local animal shelter of your choice.  Please visit Kathleen’s tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com 

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February 12, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hamilton Brenna - Cellini Funeral Home
2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Funeral Mass
February 13, 2024

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Sorrows Church
3816 East State Street Extension
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Private Committal


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