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In Memoriam - Ralph M. Koos

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Ralph M. Koos
January 15, 1928 - February 22, 2018

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, Post member, Ralph M. Koos, reported to Post Everlasting.  Before his wife, Bertha Koos, became ill, you count on Ralph Koos to show up at the Post meetings every 4th monday of the month at our Post.  Ralph and Bertha were a regular couple at our Post functions and parties. Ralph was a devoted husband to his wife Betha Koos and took care of her through her illness.  Bertha Koos passed away 1 day before Ralph Koos reported to Post Everlasting.  They were truly in love with each other.  Ralph was also was an usher at the Cure of Ars Church Roman Catholic Church in Merrick.  On Saturday evenings, at the 5:00 p.m. Mass, you would find Ralph ushering at the church and you could also find Bertha Koos sitting in the pews there also at the church.  Ralph will be missed!!!

Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion, members will be holding their solemn ceremony for Post Member, Ralph Koos, they are going to meet at N. F. Walker's Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. for a 7:00 p.m. American Legion ceremony.  N. F. Walker's Funeral Home is located at 2039 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, New York.  For more information call the Post phone at 516-521-6989 or the Funeral Home at 516-378-0303.

 Ralph and Bertha Koos were owners of the Merrick Dairy in  Merrick and a proud WWII Navy Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Bertha Koos. Devoted father of Ralph Koos and his wife Lee and Bertha Koos. Loving grandfather of Victor and Sophia.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 28 at Cure Of Ars R. C. Church, 2323 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY Interment with Navy Honors atSt. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale

Visiting will be Monday, February 26 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM and Tuesday, February 27 from 2-4 & 7-9PM at N. F. Walker Funeral Home 2039 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY.

American Legion Services Tuesday Evening at 7:15PM


See the following link:

N.F. Walker Funeral Home



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