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Paul J. Kozsuch

January 23, 1924 — November 24, 2023

Brownsville, Texas

Paul J. Kozsuch


BROWNSVILLE, TX. – Paul James Kozsuch was born in St. Clairsville, Ohio in 1924 and died peacefully in Brownsville, Texas, on Friday, the 24th of November 2023, just a few months before his 100th birthday. Throughout his many years, Paul was a devoted son, brother, a WWII Veteran, a husband, a father, an uncle, a grandfather, and a teacher.

He graduated from St. Clairsville High School in 1942. During World War II, Paul served for three years as a Marine in the Pacific. He tested, operated, and then taught officers and servicemen about the new technology of radar.

After the war he pursued his love of mathematics, science, education, and teaching. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1951 with a degree in Mathematics and Physics. Later, he completed a Masters of Education degree at Southern Methodist University.

As a high school teacher his classes included Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, Physics, and Chemistry. Paul taught for almost thirty years in Dallas, Ore City, and Brownsville, Texas. Throughout his career in education he led and sponsored many chapters of Mu Alpha Theta, the National Mathematics Society, and the Jr. Engineering Society.

Paul lived in Brownsville, Texas for fifty years enjoying the ocean, the outdoors, and serving as a Kiwanian.

Paul James Kozsuch was born to Andrew and Mary Kozsuch of St. Clairsville, Ohio in 1924, the seventh of eight children. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers Andrew, Andy, and Albert Kozsuch; and his sisters Ann Arnold, Irene Upole, and Marjorie Winterhoff. He is survived by a son, James Sandhi Kozsuch of Gainesville, Georgia; a sister, Peggy Kuba of St. Clairsville, Ohio; two grandchildren, Hannah (Austin) Marr and Neal Kozsuch; one great-grandchild, Arianna; and many nieces and nephews. 

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Personalized funeral arrangements directed by Steven R. Hieu Bailey and Staff have been entrusted to the care of Darling-Mouser Funeral Home at 945 Palm Boulevard in Brownsville, Texas 78520, (956) 546-7111.

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