Bethlehem Press

Monday, November 19, 2018

Michael J. Kokosky, CAC - L.V. specialist

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Michael J. Kokosky, 46, of Temple Terrace, Florida, died Jan. 24, 2018. Born in West Reading, he was a son of John J. and Kathryn (Stout) Kokosky Jr. of Palmer Township. He was a 1989 graduate of Easton HS and a 1993 graduate of LaSalle University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He earned two master’s degrees in three years at Ohio State University after studying Public Administration and Urban and Regional Planning.

He was a research and advocacy specialist for Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley. He was an urban planner for the city of Rock Island, Illinois, and later for Marion and Polk Counties in Florida. He was, most recently, the senior planner of community development for the city of Temple Terrace, Florida.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by three aunts, Dr. Mary J. Kokosky, M.D.; Anna Bakonyi; and Linda Everett.

Contributions may be made to St. Francis Retreat House, 3918 Chipman Road, Easton, PA 18045.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.