Helen S. Kowalski, 86, of Chippewa Lake, former longtime resident of Brecksville, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013. She was born March 17, 1927 in Cleveland, to the late Walter and Sophie (Celmer) Borowski.
Helen was a former member of the Parma Art League and Brecksville Art Guild. She was a past longtime member of St. Basil the Great Catholic Church in Brecksville, where she sang in the choir.
Helen was the loving mother of Kristine (Joseph) Ziemnik, Ronald (Giberta) Kowalski, Lauren (Elaine) Kowalski, Mark (Sandy) Kowalski and Kenneth (Kathy) Kowalski; devoted grandmother of 16; great grandmother of 16; and dearest sister of Raymond (Dolores) Borowski.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 10 A.M. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina. Fr. John Lee will officiate. Burial will follow at All Saints Cemetery in Northfield. Family will receive friends Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. Rosary will be held at 7:30 P.M. at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina.
Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com