BEACON FALLS — Amile R. Kosh Jr., age 80, of Beacon Falls, entered into rest on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at his home with his loving wife by his side, and his beloved kitty, Q-Tip. He was the devoted husband of Dolores “Dolly” (Chanko) Kosh for more than 22 years.
Amile was born on Aug. 31, 1942 in Derby, son of the late Amile Sr. and Dorothy (Wheeler) Kosh, and was a Shelton resident before settling in Beacon Falls in 1972.
After being engaged for 11 years, Amile and Dolly were married in 2000 in Beacon Falls.
Together they enjoyed camping in their motor home around Connecticut and were members of Family Campers and RVers, Cardinals Chapter, for more than 23 years, attending several rallies in neighboring states; they also belonged to the Gold Wing Touring Association, Valley Riders, Shelton Chapter, and Southern Cruisers Riding Club.
Both being motorcycle enthusiasts, Amile and Dolly attended Americade as well as the Lake George rally yearly, making new friends and memories.
Amile is survived by his beloved cousins, Linda Stahl and her husband John, of Florida, and Francis Wheeler and his wife Sheila, of Shelton; his godson, Brian Wheeler of Southbury; his loving sisters-in-law, Beverly Hudson of Naugatuck, Arlene Hudson and her husband Edgar, of Oxford, and Ellen Bowen and her husband Edward, of Seymour; his many cherished nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews; and his lifelong friends, Richard Hudson and his wife Denise of South Carolina, Rochelle Hudson of South Carolina, and Norman Hayden and his wife Prudie, of Florida.
He was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Robert Hudson.
Friends were to greet Amile’s family at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St., Naugatuck, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, from 5 until 7 p.m.
On Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, his funeral procession was to leave the funeral home at 11:15 a.m. for a funeral service to be celebrated at noon at the Beacon Falls Congregational Church, 69 Wolfe Ave., Beacon Falls.
Burial was to follow in Grove Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hartford HealthCare at Home by visiting hartfordhealthcareathome.org/donate.
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