204 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
H. Scott Caruso, Supervisor
Obituary of Marshall Wayne Kozak
Marshall “Wayne” Kozak, 69, of White, PA died on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. Wayne was born on May 10, 1953 in Connellsville, the son of the late Matthew and Gladys Wiltrout Kozak.
Wayne was a 1971 graduate of Connellsville High School. He was member of the Mt. Salem United Methodist Church and he retired from Murray Energy, as a coal miner. Wayne loved watching football especially if his kids or grandchildren were participating. He was extremely passionate about maintaining his lawn, mowing and trimming the weeds were enjoyable to him. Wayne was an avid fan of Elvis, oldies music and enjoyed spending time at the beach.
He is survived by devoted family, his wife, Bonnie Knopsnider Kozak; his son, Michael Kozak (Denise); his daughters, Marsha Kozak, and Melissa Horner (Chad); his beloved grandchildren, Jarrod David, Zakary David, Jona Smith (Vic) and Ashley Green; and by his great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Nixon, Monreaux, Maverick, and Gentry. Wayne is also survived by his brother Waide Kozak (Alberta), numerous nieces and nephews and by his faithful canine companion, Dakota and his grand dogs, Oaklee and Middy. In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his siblings, Wilma Kasiewicz, Wilbert Kozak, and Wilda Hoffer.
Family and friends will be received from 6 to 8 pm Thursday and 1-9 pm Friday at the Galone-Caruso Funeral Home, 204 Eagle Street, Mount Pleasant. Wayne’s funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 15th in the funeral home, with Rev. Benny Wiltrout, officiating. Interment will follow in the Eutsey Cemetery, White, PA. To offer an online condolence, please visit our website at www.galone-carusofuneralhome.com