McKENNEY, Va. — Raymond Kozma, 89, of McKenney, Va. passed away on Sept. 19, 2011 following a long illness. Ray was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Raymond and Mary Nagy Kozma. Ray grew up in Witherbee, graduated from Mineville High School then entered the U.S. Army, where he was a medic. Ray was wounded in Germany during World War II. Following his medical discharge from the service, he went to college where he earned his engineering degree in electronics and worked or General Electric until his retirement. He is predeceased by his parents; first wife Eva; his son Raymond Joseph; a sister Olga Sabo; and brothers Joseph, Stephen, and Alexander Kozma. Ray is survived by his wife Geraldine; his son Donald Kozma and his wife Beth; his daughter Connie and her husband Randolph Herring; and grandson Scott Herring. He is also survived by his sisters Margaret Carpenter, Glens Falls, Lillian Dawson, Dracut, Mass., and Janet and Roger Smith of Westport; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his brother-in-law and wife Elwood, and Carolyn Whitlock of Hopewell, Va.
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