NORTH BERGEN, N.J. – Calvin E. Koch, of North Bergen, died Sunday, June 12. He was 90.
He was born in Jersey City. He received his bachelor’s degree from New York University's College of Commerce, Accounts and Finance. He graduated cum laude and was awarded the Beta Gamma Sigma Gold Key. He then received a master’s degree in education.
During World War II, he served three and a half years overseas with the 35th C.B. (Special Operations) 20th U.S. Navy Construction Regiment and received the American Theater, the Victory, Asiatic-Pacific Medals and two letters of commendation.
He was a graduate of Horace Mann School, North Bergen and Emerson High School in Union City. He taught several years at Robert Fulton School in North Bergen preparing children to succeed in education.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gloria; two daughters, Renee Koch and Alisa M. Maniscalco; and two grandchildren, Michael and Anthony Maniscalco.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at A.K. Macagna Funeral Home, 495 Anderson Ave., Cliffside Park. A funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery in Paramus.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ASPCA , P.O. Box 96929, Washington DC 20090-6929.