Leona Karwowski

Obituary of Leona Karwowski

Leona "Cookie" Karwowski,73 of Jessup, passed away Saturday, unexpectedly at home. Her husband of 56 years is Barry Karwowski. Born in Scranton and raised in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Dolores Lahotski Korman. She was a graduate of Throop High School and was employed in several area restaurants as a waitress, also worked in the Garment Industry and retired from Speciality Records. She resided in Jessup for most of her life and was a former member of St. Mary's Assumption Church, now known as Queen of Angels Parish. Cookie was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and sister. Her grandchildren were the biggest joy in her life. She enjoyed all of their school sporting events, playing board games and taking them to local restaurants. She was extremely proud of all of them. She was the rock that held our family together. Also surviving are three daughters, Donna Kilmer, Jessup, Sandra "Sandy" Borys and husband John, Olyphant, and Lisa Karwowski, Peckville, one son, Barry and wife Kristian , Peckville, a brother, Kevin Korman, Ft. Lauderdale and a sister, Mary Jane Kopa, Throop, 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cheryl "Cheri" Mellado. The funeral will be held Saturday October 16th at St. Michael's Church, Queen of Angels Parish, Jessup, with mass at 10AM. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. No public calling hours. Arrangements are under the care an direction of the louis M. margotta Funeral Home. For online condolences go to fuuneral home website.
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