Jerome Murray Kossar

jerome kossar
Jerome Murray Kossar (age 79) of Fairfax, Virginia passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at the Virginian. Beloved husband of Mary Jane Kossar; father of Pamela Abelson, April Lazarus & the late Wendy Kossar; & grandfather of Laura & Margot Lazarus.

He received his Aeronautical Engineering Degree from NYU in 1952. His life long work included working on the Apollo Program & with NHTSA for 27 years where he worked in automobile safety features to include airbags. He was an expert in the airbag field & was often asked to testify in court cases.

Funeral Home:

Money & King Funeral Home

171 W. Maple Ave.

Vienna, VA

US 22180

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  1. Mary Jane and family. Sorry to hear about Jerry; my heart goes out to you. I will keep you in my prayers. Love Lonnie

  2. Jerry was an excellent engineer, a great colleague at NHTSA and a wonderful friend. We are all poorer for his loss. Ken Digges

  3. Dear Mary Jane & Family, Our deepest sympathy on Jerry’s passing. We will miss seeing him around the neighborhood. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Kindest regards, Cathy & Vince McCullough

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