In memory of
SYLVESTER J. KOWALSKI
In memory of
SYLVESTER J. KOWALSKI
KOWALSKI SYLVESTER J. 91, passed away on December 28, 2020 at his home in Punta Gorda, FL. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, spent his early childhood in Scranton, PA, and attended high school in Philadelphia, PA. Sylvester (often also called Joe, his middle name) raised his children in Haddonfield and Cherry Hill, NJ and Moraga, CA. He graduated from Drexel University in 1951 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation, he joined the Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) as a mechanical engineer. During his 35-year career at PECO, he led construction projects at major power generation sites, including the Peach Bottom Nuclear Generating Station and the Limerick Generating Station. He retired from PECO in 1989 as Vice President of the Nuclear Power Division. In retirement, Joe traveled extensively throughout the world and also served as a Commissioner on the New Jersey Pinelands Commission and as a Board member on the Burlington County Library Commission. Joe was an avid reader and especially enjoyed European history during the first half of the 20th century. He was very proud of his children and grandchildren and their many accomplishments. He also was proud of his Polish heritage and enjoyed researching the genealogical history of the Kowalski extended family and tracing his ancestors in Poland and the United States. He is survived by his wife Mary Barbara Trube (Punta Gorda, FL), his brothers Ronald (Jeanette) and Joseph (Joyce), children Sandra, Brian (Margo), Vincent (Crystal), and Stephen (Jane), step-children Andrew (Christine) and Emily, 12 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his brothers Vincent (Dolores) and John (Sally), his son Gregory (Azita), and his former wife Rita. Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary's of the Lakes Church, Medford, NJ on Saturday, January 16 at 11:30 A.M. State health restrictions apply and face masks are required. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Tidewell Hospice, Sarasota, FL.
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SYLVESTER J. KOWALSKI
KOWALSKI SYLVESTER J. 91, passed away on December 28, 2020 at his home in Punta Gorda, FL. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, spent his early childhood in Scranton, PA, and attended high school in Philadelphia, PA. Sylvester (often also called Joe, his middle name) raised his children in Haddonfield and Cherry Hill, NJ and Moraga, CA. He graduated from Drexel University in 1951 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation, he joined the Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) as a mechanical engineer. During his 35-year career at PECO, he led construction projects at major power generation sites, including the Peach Bottom Nuclear Generating Station and the Limerick Generating Station. He retired from PECO in 1989 as Vice President of the Nuclear Power Division. In retirement, Joe traveled extensively throughout the world and also served as a Commissioner on the New Jersey Pinelands Commission and as a Board member on the Burlington County Library Commission. Joe was an avid reader and especially enjoyed European history during the first half of the 20th century. He was very proud of his children and grandchildren and their many accomplishments. He also was proud of his Polish heritage and enjoyed researching the genealogical history of the Kowalski extended family and tracing his ancestors in Poland and the United States. He is survived by his wife Mary Barbara Trube (Punta Gorda, FL), his brothers Ronald (Jeanette) and Joseph (Joyce), children Sandra, Brian (Margo), Vincent (Crystal), and Stephen (Jane), step-children Andrew (Christine) and Emily, 12 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his brothers Vincent (Dolores) and John (Sally), his son Gregory (Azita), and his former wife Rita. Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary's of the Lakes Church, Medford, NJ on Saturday, January 16 at 11:30 A.M. State health restrictions apply and face masks are required. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Tidewell Hospice, Sarasota, FL.
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