Joseph John Kowalski, age 78, of 4202 Ridgeglen Road, Glade Valley, NC; passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at The Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC. He was born, August 9th, 1940 in Wilmington, DE to the late Edward and Mary Madeline Melson Kowalski. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Adella Mae Lyall Kowalski; a step-son, Stacy Pardue.
Mr. Kowalski is survived by two step-sons: Lee Pardue and Kenneth Pardue both of N. Wilkesboro; a step-daughter, Paula P. Handy and husband Terry of N. Wilkesboro; two sisters: Theresa Roman and husband Ed of Wilmington, DE, Joann Civerrilo and husband Albert of PA; three brothers-in-law: R. J. Lyall and wife Linda of Glade Valley, David Lyall and wife Loretta of Glade Valley, Tony Lyall and wife Mary of Crumpler.
Funeral Services to honor the life of Joe will be held 2:00 pm Monday, June 24, 2019 at Oak Ridge Baptist Church, 2046 Oak Ridge Church Road, Hays, NC 28635 with the Reverends Billy Marsh and Don Hudson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eric Thomas Funeral Service Licensee, LLC PO Box 114, Sparta, NC 28675 to assist the family with the funeral expenses.
Eric Thomas Funeral Service Licensee, LLC is honored to be serving the Kowalski family and if you wish, online condolences may be extended to the family at www.ericthomasfsl.com.