Robert (Bob) Cozzi
1931 – 2017
Robert (Bob) Cozzi passed away Monday evening with his family and loved ones beside him. He was 85 years old.
Bob was born to Italian immigrants, John and Emma Cozzi in Peekskill, NY on November 21, 1931. They moved to Nyack, NY where he grew up and attended Saint Ann’s school, and Nyack High School. Bob then went to Manhattan College where he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business. He then joined the army and was stationed at the Presidio in San Francisco, a city he loved. Upon return home, Bob received his Law Degree from Fordham University and worked at Babcock and Wilcox in New York City. While commuting to New York City on the train and at mass in New York City, Bob met Ann Flynn, the love of his life. They Married in September, 1967 and moved to New City in 1976 where they enjoyed many years at New City Park together.
He is survived by his daughter Terri (Cozzi) McCullagh and son in law Ray McCullagh. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Brendan, Kerry, Jack, Annie and Tommy McCullagh, and many nieces and nephews.
Bob was generous beyond compare. He lived a humble, simple life and there is nothing he wouldn’t do for anyone. He loved his faith, family and friends. He was so grateful for his education and the opportunities it afforded him. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, 4/26/17 from 2-4 and 7-9pm; at Michael J. Higgins Funeral Home, New City, NY. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St Augustine Church, New City, NY at 11:15am on Thursday, 4/27/17. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, Congers, NY.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Ruby’s Rainbow (Rubysrainbow.org) Saint Augustine’s Church, New City, NY or the KIPP schools of New Jersey (Kippnj.org).
Michael J Higgins Funeral Home 321 South Main St. New City, NY, 10956 845-634-6110
Published in the The Journal News on Apr. 26, 2017
Cozzi, Robert ‘Bob’ [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Bob is a member of that great Class of 1953.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Cozzi, Robert ‘Bob’ [MC1953 RIP]
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O’Connor, Bob (MC1953) commented on JOBIT: Cozzi, Robert ‘Bob’ [MC???? RIP] on 2017-04Apr-24
Bob Cozzi was in class of 1953 — one of my classmates. A good man!!!
[JR: I am sorry for your and Mike’s loss. Requiescat In Pacem ]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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