PORTAGE — KOWALCZYK – Leona, 90, Portage, died June 23, 2013, at Windber Hospice. Born Oct. 20, 1922, in Jamestown, Portage Township, daughter of John and Mary (Blahut) Janosik. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 56 years, Walter J. Kowalczyk; daughter, Phyllis Ann Kowalczyk; grandson, James Kowalczyk; son-in-law, Stuart Leman; and sister, Florence Bryja. Survived by her children, Leonard Kowalczyk, married to former Rose Glista, Portage; Loretta Leman, Portage; Daniel Kowalczyk, married to the former Sherry Yetsko, Cambria Township; and Gerald Kowalczyk, married to the former Tracy Strayer, Summerhill Township. She will be sadly missed by her 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Sister of John Janosik, and wife, Marie, Howell, Mich., and Helen, wife of Gerald McMillan, Howell, Mich. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. She enjoyed gardening, especially roses, going on casino trips and playing cards, especially pinochle. Member of Sacred Heart Choir, Ethnic Choir, Puritan Rosary Society, Nocturnal Adoration Society and Share the Word. A lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church and served as an Eucharist minister. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, where Sacred Heart Ushers Club will recite the rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Mountain Avenue, Portage, Father Ronald V. Osinski and Father Andrew Draper, TOR, concelebrants. Committal, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to John Paul 11 Manor, Cresson, or Windber Hospice.
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