KOWALSKI, Mary Anne
KOWALSKI, Mary Anne, 95, of Parma, Ohio, formerly of Wolfhurst, died Thursday October 18, 2012 at Holy Family Home, Parma, Ohio.
She was born January 18, 1917 in Bridgeport, a daughter of the late John and Eva (Malek) Prorok.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wolfhurst, and the St. Anne’s Society.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Michael Kowalski Sr.; two brothers, Adam and William Prorok; and five sisters, Anna Stortz, Nellie Charne, Genevieve Sheekski, Sophia Kroflich, and Josephine Silon.
Mary is survived by a son, Michael (Lucy) Kowalski Jr. of Parma Heights; a daughter, Sr, Eva Marie Kawalski of Bardstown, KY; two grandchildren, Christine (Steven) Manning and Theresa (William) Steller; four great-grandchildren, Isaac, Jenna, Emily Rose and Ian; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mary was a foster mother of Patty Templin (Jones) and Paul Templin.
Friends are invited to a celebration of Mary’s life on Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 1-7 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wolfhurst, with Fr. John Mucha officiating. Interment in St. Anthony’s Cemetery Blaine. Wake service will be recited on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to “Educating Young Women for a Better World” c/o Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, KY 40048-0009.
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