Eileen Robertson Kocheisen

April 28, 2014

Kocheisen, Eileen Obituary

Eileen Robertson Kocheisen died at home in Shohola, PA on April 28, 2014. She was born in Staten Island, daughter of the late James and Susan Swanton. She attended St. Peter's High School in Staten Island, worked as a medical assistant and later as a cook in the NYC school system, retiring in 1975. She was a parishioner of St. Patrick's Church, Milford, PA.

She was married to James I. Robertson in 1939 and they raised their children in Staten Island. Mr. Robertson died in 1962. Eileen married Joseph Kocheisen in 1974 and they moved to Shohola, PA in 2000. Mr. Kocheisen died in 2001.

Eileen is survived by her daughters: Constance Stoddard and her husband Frederick of Barnegat, NJ, Eileen Clarke of Shohola, PA, Clare Elliott and her husband Richard of Milford, PA; grandchildren Thomas Stoddard and his wife DawnElla and their children Andrew and Mitchell of San Diego, CA, Stephen Stoddard and his wife Mary and their children Noel, Christina and Stephen of Easton, PA, James Stoddard and his wife Marilyn and their children Nicole and Daniel of West Windsor, NJ, Constance Corrales and her husband Jose and their children Brittany and Brandon of Dewey, AZ, Aileen Elliott of Breinigsville, PA, Ryan Elliott of Orlando, FL. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her siblings Mary Reilly, Susan Welch, Thomas Swanton and James Swanton.

Eileen was devoted to her family and recently celebrated her 100th birthday at a party in in her honor, attended by many family and friends. She enjoyed traveling with her husband Joseph. She was a talented seamstress, enjoyed dancing, reading poetry, Irish history and in recent years she wrote children's stories.

Family will receive visitors at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA on May 1, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, Milford, PA on May 2, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Gregory Kelly officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Staten Island, NY.

Eileen requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Patrick's Church, Building Fund, 111 East High St., Milford, PA 18337.




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May 1, 2014
2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m.

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Stroyan Funeral Home

405 West Harford Street
Milford, PA 18337
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May 2, 2014
10 a.m.

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St. Patrick's Church

111 East High Street
Milford, PA 18337
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May 2, 2014

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St. Peter's Cemetery

Staten Island, NY
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