Margaret Koch

Obituary of Margaret K. Koch

Margaret  K. Koch, 94, New Holland

Margaret K. “Peg” (Kulp) Koch, wife of the late Rev. David Koch  of Garden Spot Village, New Holland, formerly of Linfield passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.

She was born September 14, 1925, to the late Irvin H. Kulp and Anna Moore Kulp.   Peg was a graduate of The Spring City High School class of 1943, a graduate of  West Chester S.T.C., class in 1946 and earned a Masters degree from Penn State University in 1957.  Peg taught in West Chester, at the High St. School from 1946 – 1949 and at  Schuylkill  Twp. Elementary School from 1949 – 1961. During this  time she was an international exchange teacher in Buxton, England, which lead to many speaking engagements about her experience; and she received a Freedom Foundation Award.  Later, Peg taught in  Noxamixon Elementary School, and Limerick Elementary School.

She and her husband traveled extensively, and also organized numerous summer bus trips for a group of friends.  For 15 years, she volunteered with the American Red Cross as a driver for blood donation “pick-ups”.

She is survived by a sister, Ruth (Kulp)  Lynn of Michigan as well as 8 nieces and nephews and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, David, she is predeceased by a brother Joseph I. Kulp, Sr., and a sister E. Mildred (Kulp) Twaddell. 

Friends and family are invited to attend her funeral service at St. Vincent United Church of Christ, 137 Ridge Road, Phoenixville, PA  19460 on Tuesday, February 25 12:00 PM, with the Rev. Susan Hanson officiating.  Burial will be held in the church cemetery following the service.  Visitation will be held at the church from 11:00 to 12:00.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent United Church of Christ, 137 Ridge Rd., Box 454, Phoenixville, PA  19460, or Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Dr. Lancaster, PA 17604

Shalkop Grace & Strunk Funeral Home, Spring City,  is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences can be made to www.sgsfuneralhome.com

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Tuesday
25
February

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
St. Vincent United Church Of Christ
137 Ridge Road
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
Visitation
Tuesday
25
February

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
St. Vincent United Church Of Christ
137 Ridge Road
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
Funeral Service
Tuesday
25
February

Interment

1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
St. Vincent United Church Of Christ Cemetery
137 Ridge Road
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
Interment
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