WEST WINFIELD, N.Y. — KOSTORA – Robert Lee Sr. of West Winfield, N.Y., formerly of Maryland and Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully May 8, 2013, at his home surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Johnstown, and was son of the late Stephen and Ruth (Hilosky) Kostora. Robert served his country with honor in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1959 to 1965. He was employed for many years with Waterville Knitting Mill and later owned and operated the popular Homerun Hut in West Winfield. Survived by his companion, Noreen Mussche, West Winfield; and children, Elaine Hornberger, and husband, Joel, Tennessee; Karen Hammerstone, and husband, Tom, Pennsylvania; Robert Kostora Jr., and wife, Michel, Pennsylvania; Thomas Kostora, and wife, Melanie, Michigan; and Jillian Kostora da Silva, and husband, Marcos, Brazil. He also leaves his grandchildren, Joshua, Brooke and Kelly Hornberger; Tyler Auker; Justin Hammerstone; and Tyler Kostora. He leaves his brothers, Arnold Kostora, and wife, Elizabeth; and Edwin Kostora, and wife, Claire; sister, Kathleen Beeman; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Dolores Serokman; and brothers-in-law, John Serokman and Ricky Beeman. The family wishes to sincerely thank Hospice for the wonderful care complemented by true compassion that was given to Robert during his illness. There will be no public funeral service or calling hours. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown. Arrangements are with Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home West Winfield. For online expressions of sympathy, please go to www.dfwefh.com.
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Anne T. Desimone
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Andrew P. Lingafelt
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Louella Fern Bloom
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Betty R. Irvin
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John J. Good
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Evelyn J. Schultz
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Gerald C. Hoover
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Clifford August Rummel
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