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Obituary for Annalies Lydia Cosh (Rapp)

Vernon Twp., NJ: Annalies Lydia Cosh(nee Rapp), 94 years old, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at Newton Medical Center after a short illness. Born to Otto and Sophie Rapp in Hempstead, LI, NY, where she was raised, she lived in Beemerville, NJ before moving to Vernon Twp., NJ in 1952.

Annalies was a dedicated homemaker, a member of the Sussex First Presbyterian Church,a charter member of the Pochuck Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Vernon Twp. Senior Citizens. She took great joy in gardening, tending to her flowers, socializing with her friends and most of all, spending time with her family.

Annalies is predeceased by her husband, John R. Cosh(2018) and is the devoted mother of Joanne Cosh of Sussex, NJ, Richard J. Cosh and his wife, Mary Ann of Vernon Twp., NJ, Kenneth Cosh and his wife, Ellen J. of Oak Ridge NJ and Andrew Cosh and his wife, Margaret of Canandaigua, NY. Cherished by 13 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Elsie Vaughn of Mt. Arlington, NJ and sister in law of Dorothy Fuller of Whiting, NJ.

The family will receive their friends at Ferguson Funeral Home, 27 Third Street, Sussex, NJ on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 from 4-7 PM. Funeral service will be Thursday, November 2, 2023 at Ferguson Funeral Home at 11:00 AM. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Sussex, NJ. Memorial gifts to the Sussex First Presbyterian Church, 21 Unionville Avenue, Sussex, NJ 07461 or Pochuck Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, 13 Lake Wallkill Road, Sussex, NJ 07461 would be greatly appreciated. Information and condolences can be found at