October 17, 1929April 3, 2021
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Franz kokasch died on Saturday, April 3rd at the age of 91. He was the beloved husband of Alice, loving father of Katherine Valencia and Theresa Wiederhold, cherished father-in-law of Robert Valencia and Steven Wiederhold, and dear Opa to grace, Frank, Sara and Isabella. He was the dear brother of Resi and the late Adolph. He is survived by many nieces, nephews and friends in Burgenland, Austria, and the U.S. He owned a barber shop on Forest Avenue for 30 years. He was a dedicated Musik Freunde Band member for 50 years, and a supporting member of Original Enzian and Brooklyn Kolping. He will be missed by many.


  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 10, 2021

  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 11, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, April 12, 2021



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Marianne Richter

April 12, 2021

It is with great dismay that we have received news of the passing of Franz Kokasch. Franz was a good friend of my mother's youth and he remained so. We will always remember his wit, kindness and hospitality. His passing makes the world poorer by one legend. Rest in peace.
your friend Marianne

Elena Gruber

April 8, 2021

Many stories & laughs were shared over the years...happy memories! Not everyone can say the same; what a wonderful legacy. Franzl, you will be missed by us all!!

Rita Hovey

April 8, 2021

To Alice and family....My sincerest condolences to all. I will keep you in my prayers. May he R.I.P.

Frank Kokos

April 7, 2021

We will miss you Uncle Frank. I’ll miss the stories you told me about growing up in Austria with my Dad and all your friends there. You can have a drink with them
again! Rest In Peace Uncle Frank

Leo Hacker

April 6, 2021

Dear Alice and family.
I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR THAT MY GOOD FRIEND FRANZEL past away.My deepest sympathy to you and your families. may he rest in peace