O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Edelgard Kowalski

Mrs. Edelgard Kowalski, age 85, formerly of Kent Blvd., Salamanca, NY died Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY following a long illness.

Born on June 30, 1924 in West Berlin, Germany she was the daughter of the late Paul & Else Peschel. She was married in Germany in 1952 to Mr. Walter Kowalski who predeceased her on April 2, 1990.

She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish and the Lion’s Club.

Mrs. Kowalski was an avid seamstress and designed her own clothing. She enjoyed traveling, especially visiting her hometown of Berlin, Germany.

Surviving are: a bother-in-law, Daniel (Mary) Kowalski, Clarence Center, NY, 2 sister-in-laws, Marion Meek and Helen Kowalski, both of Salamanca, N Y; several nieces and nephews; dear friends, Steve & Heidi O’Connor, Salamanca, NY.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, N Y on Monday from 11 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at which time a prayer service will be held.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 1:30 P.M. in Our Lady of Peace Parish with Rev. Patrick Melfi, pastor, as celebrant..

Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Salamanca, N Y.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.