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Jake Devon Koch

September 14, 1995 ~ July 28, 2018 (age 22)

Jake Devon Koch, 22, of Colchester, passed away at home on July 28, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Amanda (Buell) and father of Liam Koch.  Jake was born on September 14, 1995 in Hartford, a son of Marguerite (Shuman) Koch of Colchester and Timothy Koch of Vermont.  Jake was a laborer, working with Siracusa Moving Co. in New Britain.  He was also studying to learn HVAC.  He enjoyed fishing and dirt bike riding, but most importantly, he was ever devoted to his son, Liam. 

He leaves several other family members, including two brothers, Eric and wife, Stephanie and their son, Emmit Koch of Glastonbury, Michael Koch of Colchester; Step-mother, Kathy Koch, Inlaws and their spouses, Debora and husband Timothy Cote of Colchester, Don and wife Cindy Buell of Sterling; and numerous extended family and friends.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, August 1st from 5 – 7 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd, Colchester.  The funeral service will be held on Thursday at the funeral home, gathering at 10 am with the funeral following at 10:30 at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Westchester Cemetery.  Donations in his memory may be made to  benefit his son Liam at 

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Donations may be made to:

Jake Koch Memorial Fund

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