Mary Beth Koch, 62, of Tinton Falls, NJ, sister of Meadowlands Director of Racing Peter Koch, died suddenly on Friday, Dec. 27.
Ms. Koch was a 1969 graduate from Red Bank Catholic High School and a 1973 graduate of Trinity College in Washington, DC, where she also worked as an usher at the JFK Center. She was community minded, working as an Emergency Room volunteer at Monmouth Medical Center and, when not helping others, loved her time at the beach and was a long time member of Monmouth Beach Club.
She is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Koch of Little Silver, NJ,; her siblings, William Jr. of Lyme, CT, Peter and his wife Cindy of Shark River Hills, NJ, and Susan Koch of Arlington, VA. Also surviving are many dear nieces, nephews and grandnieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, William Koch Sr.
A memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. A memorial Mass will be at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Colts Neck, NJ.
Memorial donations may be made in Mary Beth's memory to Trinity College Alumni Foundation, 125 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017.