CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. - Karl Bosch, a resident of Chappaqua, died Nov. 14. He was 78.
Bosch was born March 21, 1935, in Hagaman/ Amsterdam, N.Y., son of Barbara and Tobias Bosch. He graduated from Amsterdam High School and joined the Navy Flight School in Florida. He transferred to active duty on patrol on the submarine USS Pom Pom during the Korean War. He was discharged after three years and returned home to attend Russell Sage College. After graduation, he joined IBM for four years. Then he was employed by Allied Stores in the comptroller's office for five years, traveling around the country. His next position was comptroller for Macmillan Publishers in New York City. He purchased Miller and Van Winkle Spring Company in 1971. His two factories were located in Pelham and Paterson, N.J. He was a member of the Campfire Club of America.
Bosch is survived by his wife, Shelagh; sons, Kurt Bosch (Nancy) and Greg Bosch; stepchildren, Caitlin Whitacre (Morgan), Brien Slockbower, James Slockbower (Suellen), Stephen Slockbower, and Jay Frank (Jim Donovan); four grandchildren; and brother, John Bosch (Dena) of Schenectady. He was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy.
Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 at St Mark's Episcopal Church, 85 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, N.Y. 10549.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church.
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