Hardyston Twp. - Florence G. Kowalski (nee Baklarz), 88 years old, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 at the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice in Fredon Twp., N.J. Born to John and Lillian Baklarz in Jersey City, NJ, she had lived in Lyndhurst, NJ before moving to Hardyston Twp., N.J. 19 years ago.
Florence worked as a secretary for I.T.T. Avionics in Nutley, N.J. for 37 years retiring in 2000. Florence was a member of the Hardyston Twp. Senior Citizens, a parishioner and member of the Rosary Club of St. Jude the Apostle RC Church, Hamburg, N.J. and took great joy in bowling, knitting and crocheting.
Florence was predeceased by her husband, Edward Kowalski (1985) and was the devoted mother of Linda Ukson and her husband John, of Highland Lakes, N.J. and Edward Kowalski and his wife Anna, of Austin, TX. Loving grandmother of Brian, Greg and Andrew. Cherished great grandmother of Abigail. Dear sister of Joan Solleder of Ridgewood, NJ.
The family will receive their friends at Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94 (1 Vanderhoof Court for GPS), Vernon, N.J. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 from 3-8 PM. Funeral from the funeral home on Saturday, Aug. , 2019 at 9:00 AM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Jude the Apostle RC Church, Hamburg, NJ at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, NJ.
Memorial gifts to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, N.J. 07860 would be appreciated. Information and condolences can be found at www.fergusonvernonfuneralhome.com.