John J. Bosack
March 18, 1938 - August 6, 2021
Joseph J. Smith
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Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home
692 U.S. Route 6
Mahopac, NY 10541
845-621-1992 | Map
Thursday 8/12, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cemetery

St. Sebastian’s Columbarium at a later date.

Funeral Mass
St. James The Apostle Church
14 Gleneida Ave
Carmel, NY 10512
845.225.2079 | Map
Friday 8/13, 11:30 am

John J. Bosack of Mahopac, N.Y. passed away on August 6, 2021 at the age of 83.  He was born on March 18, 1938 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., son of the late John and Tekla “Tillie” (Krasnavage) Bosack.  John grew up in Connecticut and he graduated from Hartford High School in 1956 as valedictorian of his…

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Elizabeth Hageman left a message on August 31, 2021:
I am so sorry to learn about John's death in August. His wife Claudia and I were both members of an institute for high school teachers in Virginia many years ago. I certainly send my best wishes and condolences to her and to the rest of their family.
Bill McGee left a message on August 14, 2021:
Claudia, So sorry to hear of John’s passing from Mary Wheeler. Mary Ellen and I send prayers to your family. Bill
Dan Berman left a message on August 11, 2021:
Dear Claudia and family, As result of his work with the Teacher's Union, the Bedford teachers have enjoyed security and financial stability. Another legacy is a respect for academic excellence that he symbolized in his teaching of the AP course and in managing the English Department. As Social Studies Coordinator, I often saw education from a different perspective. So much so that John once said to me that even though we were both Ukrainian, he was "the down to earth peasant" while I was the "Cossack establishing empires". I appreciated his wit, his scholarship and loyalty to principles that benefitted us all. I am truly sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Dan Berman
Dr Max H Levy left a message on August 11, 2021:
Dear Claudia, Judy and I send our condolences to you and your family. . We are so sorry to hear about John.
Andrew Wyshner left a message on August 9, 2021:
Love you, Grandpa. I'll always have such great memories of spending time with you, particularly in Rhode Island at the beach. We've all been praying for you every day.
Joseph J. Smith left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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