O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Betty B. Koch

Mrs. Betty B. Koch, age 86, of Academy Street, formerly of South Main Street, Salamanca , NY died Sunday morning (December 18, 2011) at the Pines of Olean, Olean, New York

Born on March 13, 1925 in Gloversville, NY she was the daughter of the late Earl & Iva Converse Baker. Mrs. Koch was married in Buffalo, NY on August 31, 1946 to Ralph W. Koch who predeceased her in 1980.

She was employed as an Aide with Home Health Care for over 15 years retiring in 1996.

Mrs. Koch was a member of the United Congregational Methodist Church and the AARP. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her friends, she was an avid reader, and volunteered taking people to appointments and shopping.

Surviving are: a son, David (Cindy) Koch, Academy Street, Salamanca, NY; 2 daughters, Carol Ann (Christopher) Alscheff, Rochester, NY, Nancy Lynn (William) Jezsek, Long Island, NY; 15 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Baker.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Burial will be in Napoli Cemetery, Napoli, NY.

The O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc, Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York is in charge of funeral arrangements

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Salamanca Public Library Memorial Fund or Home Health Care & Hospice, 1225 East State Street, Olean, NY 14760.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com, or posted to facebook.com/onofh.