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“Dear Jeff and family, Please accept our condolences for the loss of your wife. Colleen. May peace-be-with-you and your family at this most difficult...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Ray n Barbara Callinan - Mahopac, NY

“Dearest Jeff & Family, Our deepest sincere condolences at this most difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jane & Mike ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: michael & Jane popp - mahopac, NY

“My condolence Jeff to you, and your family. Jamie ”
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“So sorry to hear about your loss ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Tom Germann - Herkimer, NY


Coleen M. Kotzur, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday November 17, 2017 at the age of 65. She was born in Queens, NY on December 19, 1951, the daughter of William Claffey and Winifred Hendricks.

Coleen was the treasurer of the Port Chester, NY School District for the past 15 years. She retired on November 1 of this year.

Coleen was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac. She enjoyed traveling and cruising and had traveled all over the world.

On June 7, 1970 she married Jeffrey Kotzur at St. Fortunata Church in Brooklyn. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons, Jeffrey of Wappingers, NY and Adam of Nanuet, NY, her daughters, Alexandra of Mahopac and Rachel of White Plains, NY, her sister and brother-in-law, Clarise and Frank McGourty of Holbrook, NY and her grandchildren Joseph and Aidan O'Connor.

Visiting will be held on Tuesday November 21, 2017 from 4-8 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 10 am at St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac.