OBITUARY

Casimir Kowalczyk

January 4, 1930March 31, 2021
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Casimir Kowalczyk, 91, of Barnegat, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Born in New York City, he graduated from Haaren Aviation High School. Mr. Kowalczyk was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, honorably discharged on December 21, 1954. He was a Printer 3rd Class U.S. Maratime Service in Sheepshead Bay, NY, also employed by General Motors in Linden and Allied Chemical Corp. in Elizabeth. Mr. Kowalczyk served as First Ward Councilman for the City of Elizabeth, Union County Freeholder, Director of Income and Revenue, NJ Violent Crimes Compensation Board, member of Municipal Alcohol Beverage Control Board, Board of School Estimate and Board of Adjustment. He was a Post Commander and Life member Post 91 Polish Legion of American Veterans, Past Commander of NJ Veterans Council, Past Commander of Elizabeth War Veterans Central Committee, member of American Legion Post 102, and life member of Knights Columbus Council 3310. Casimir was the beloved husband of the late Helen (Obuch) Kowalczyk, devoted father of Barbara Dmiczak and her husband Chuck, Deborah Satz, Casimir Kowalczyk and his wife Davia, Gregory Kowalczyk and his wife Rachel. Cherished grandfather of Jason, Lauren, Brandon, Cristian and Ava. Great grandfather of Luka. Dear uncle of Madalynn Falanga, Alexander Kowalczyk as well as many other nieces and nephews. A special Thank You to Tracey for taking such good care of our father. Casimir was a dog lover and enjoyed daily visits from Buddy and Leo. He is predeceased by his parents; Adam and Maryanne Kowalczyk, siblings; Margie (Gladys) Zelenick, Eugenia Sinutko, Alexander, Adam and Chester Kowalczyk, Son- in- law, Ira Staz. Visiting Monday, April 5, 2021 4:00-8:00 pm. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 9:00 am from Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, Linden (908)352-9190. Funeral mass will be offered at St. Adalbert RC Church, Elizabeth 10:00 am. Entombment Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Linden.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 5, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

  • Funeral

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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mARY kRECH

April 8, 2021

I WAS SORRY TO LEARN THIS EVENING 4/8 OF THE PASSING OF YOUR LOVING FATHER, GRANDFATHER, FATHER IN LAW - CASIMIR KOWALCZYK/ I WORKED WITH HIM IN UNION COUNTY WHEN HE WAS A FREEHOLDER AND HE WAS ONE OF THE MOST HONEST, HARDWORKING GENTLEMAN TO ENTER THE DOORS OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT. TO ALL OF YOU I AM TRULY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MAY HE BE AT REST IN HEAVEN WITH HIS BELOVED HELEN, YOUR MOTHER. YOU WERE ALL SO LUCKY TO HAVE THIS DEAR MAN IN YOUR LIVES.

Linda Gall

April 6, 2021

Dear Cousins,
We are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. I have the fondest memories of spending every weekend together-I never ever remember Uncle Charlie being angry. What wonderful memories. Rest In Peace Uncle Charlie.

Linda and Richard Gall

Katherine Craig

April 6, 2021

To The Kowalczyk Family:
I met "Cas" years ago when we both served on committees celebrating Union County history.
He was an active member of the committees & a true gentleman.
Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss.
Katherine Craig
Boxwood Hall State Historic Site

Ken Obuch

April 3, 2021

Our sincere condolences on the passing of Uncle Caz (Charlie). A kind, warm, loving man. The family rotated social gatherings. He was always around the card table. I still have some of his Air Force insignias.

Warm thoughts and Love,
Ken & Ro

Marlene Boehm

April 1, 2021

My family and I will always remember your kind and gentle heart. We will miss you, Uncle Charlie. Rest now, dear Uncle, in God's loving arms.

Cele and Robert Obuch

March 31, 2021

Dear Cousins,

We are truly sorry for your loss. Your Dad was an incredibly warm and loving man and will be dearly missed. May your hearts take comfort knowing that this very special man touched the hearts of so many and that love was shared by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sto lat, Uncle Charlie 🍺 🍺

Sincerely,
Robert and Cele

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