Mary Beth Koch, 62, of Tinton Falls, NJ, sister of Meadowlands Director of Racing Peter Koch, died suddenly on Friday, December 27, 2013.
She was a 1969 graduate from Red Bank Catholic High School and a 1973 graduate of Trinity College in Washington, DC, where she also worked as an usher at the JFK Center.
Mary Beth was community minded, working as an Emergency Room volunteer at Monmouth Medical Center and, when not helping others, loved her time at the beach and was a long time member of Monmouth Beach Club.
She is predeceased by her father, William Koch Sr. in 1996.
Mary Beth is survived by her loving mother, Elizabeth Koch of Little Silver; her devoted siblings, William Koch Jr. of Lyme CT, Peter Koch and his wife Cindy of Shark River Hills, NJ and Susan Koch of Arlington, VA. Also surviving are many dear nieces, nephews and grandnieces and nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2014 at John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ.
A Memorial Mass will be at 9 a.m. Friday, January 3, 2014 at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Colts Neck, NJ. Disposition will be private.
Memorial donations may be made in Mary Beth's memory to Trinity College Alumni Foundation, 125 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017.
Obituary from Asbury Park Press