Joan Marie Read Kowalski

CAMILLA -- Joan Marie Read Kowalski, 87, of Pelham, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla.

Memorial services were held Thursday, March 28 at St. John's Vianney Catholic Church in Camilla.

Born January 28, 1926 in West Orange, New Jersey, Mrs. Kowalski was the daughter of the late William and Madeleine Dugan Read. She was married to the late Walter Kowalski. Mrs. Kowalski was a homemaker and had been a resident of Pelham Parkway Nursing Home for the past four years.

Survivors include her daughters, Karin Russell and husband, John, of Reno, NV, Lisa Sullivan and husband, Gerald, of Budd Lake, NJ, and Pamela Pierce and husband, Gene, of Albany, GA; one son, Gregory Kowalski and wife, Linda, of Stewartsville, NJ; one stepdaughter, Patricia Sibila and husband, John, of Villas, NJ; one stepson, Walter Kowalski, Jr. and wife, Patricia, of Hackettstown, NJ; 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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