Posted by on March 2, 2020 9:03 pm

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Joseph E. Koch, Jr., 46, of Brommer Lane, Pine Grove, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2020, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born on September 9, 1973, in Pottsville, he was a son of Peggy from Myerstown and the late Joseph E. Koch, Sr.

He was a 1992 graduate of Pine Grove High School and was an Army veteran.

Joseph had worked at Guilford Mills in Pine Grove and M & Q Packaging, Schuylkill Haven.

He was a former member of the Pine Grove Fish & Game, where he would trap shoot with his father.

Surviving are his wife Shelly Koch; two sons, Jeremy Koch of Pine Grove and Jarid Kreiser of Auburn; a daughter Jessica Koch of Pine Grove; a brother Timothy Koch of Massachusetts.

All Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Ruth Steinert SPCA, P.O. Box 332, Schuylkill Haven, Pa. 17972 in his memory.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at


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