Julia Rose Dobay Kozma
Born February 22, 1926, to Louis and Marie (Kecskes) Dobay in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Died May 5, 2020, of natural causes on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Preceded in death by husband, Stephen A. Kozma in 2000; and 4 siblings: Anna (Voyda); Charles; Barbara (Ballman); and Zoltan. Survived by son, Stephen L. (Diana) Kozma, of La Follette, Tennessee, and daughter, Julia (Judy) M. Lindbergh, of Keaau, Hawaii; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Kozma grew up in the Masury – Brookfield area and was a well known independent hairdresser on the West Hill on Kimberly Avenue. She loved playing cards, golf, bowling, and making stuffed cabbage. She and husband Stephen enjoyed the activities, social gatherings, dances, and formal balls, as part of the Sharon Knights of Columbus, of which Stephen participated. Julia belonged to the Brookfield Township Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, the Red Hats Society, and Masury-Brookfield Women’s Club. She was also an active member of the Brookfield High School ODDS and ENDS Club, from 1942 to 2006. This card club met monthly and had over 1000 hours of playing time over the years! She also helped start the Buhl Park Walking Club, and belonged to Holy Trinity R.C. Hungarian Church Rosary Society, and Alter Clubs. She moved to Hawaii to live near her daughter in 2015 and passed away in a private care home from natural causes. She is deeply missed.
A Celebration of Life service, hosted by the Women of the Brookfield Township Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, will be held at the Fire Hall, 774 State Route 7, NE, Brookfield, Ohio, 44403, on Sunday, October 24, 2021, from 1-3 PM. Inurnment and brief graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 1:30 PM, in the Holy Trinity R C Hungarian Cemetery, Hermitage, Pennsylvania.
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