LISBON, New York (WWNY) – Funeral services for Robert E. Kosman, 80 from Lisbon and formerly Pennsylvania, will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Union Cemetery in Hellertown, PA. Mr Kosman died Monday evening (July 5, 2021) in the care of his beloved wife and the hospice.
Surviving is his wife Nancy; two sisters-in-law Elaine Metz of Souderton, PA and Joan Coffin address unknown; and a lot of friends.
He was predeceased by a daughter Dorlinda Kosman in 2002; his parents; and a brother-in-law Albert Mease.
Bob was born December 14, 1940 in Hellertown PA, a son of Earl & Marion (Fulmer) Kosman. He graduated from Hellertown High School and then married Nancy Mease on August 12, 1961. During his career he was employed at Keys Auto Service Station, a plumbing company in Bethlehem, Pa., And was subsequently owner and operator of “The Dorann”. Restaurant in Springtown, Pennsylvania. He then attended the Missouri Auction School and obtained his license as an auctioneer, which allowed him and Nancy to work as auctioneers in upstate New York during the 32 last years. He also obtained a real estate license and worked as a broker in the area.
Bob was a life member of NYS Auctioneers where he served on the board of directors as chairman, past chairman and chairman for many years. He loved racing cars at the Nazareth National Raceway, traveling and spending time with his wife and friends.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, US Hwy 11, Potsdam, NY 13676 or the Richard Winter Cancer Center, 5 Lyons Place, Ogdensburg, NY 13669. Condolences and fond memories can also be made. shared on www. .foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
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