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Michael Kost

May 10, 1948 December 18, 2023
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Michael Kost, 75, of Brier City, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Monday, December 18th, in his residence with his family by his side.

Born in Black Heath (Cass Township), PA on May 10, 1948, he was a son of the late John and Helen (Buryk) Kost.

He was a 1968 graduate of Minersville High School and a member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Church, Minersville.

Mike was a self-employed contractor and co-owner of KAP Contracting for many years, retiring in 2012. In his earlier years, he enjoyed family card nights, hunting, fishing, trap-shooting at Big Hill Gun Club. He also enjoyed going to the casinos, his favorite being Atlantic City.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Helen DiSarro and brothers: John, Joseph, and Eugene Kost.

Mike is survived by his wife, D. Susan (Lord), to whom he was married 32 years; a daughter, Amanda S. Culbert, wife of Eric, of Brier City; a son, Michael J. Kost, of Brier City; grandchildren: Ethan, Aiden, and Emma Culbert; sister Dolores Novack, wife of Michael, of West West Terrace; sister-in-law, Donna Mitchell, wife of Joseph, of Pottsville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Requiem Divine Liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday, December 27th, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at St.Nicholas Ukrainian Church, 415 N. Front St., Minersville, with Rev. Mark Fesniak officiating.

A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service in the church.

The family requests contributions in Mike’s memory be made to: American Lung Association National Direct Response, PO Box 756, Osceola, WI, 54020-075. Contributions can also be made to the family to offset medical costs incurred.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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