Matthew J. Kowalski, 79, of Ringgold, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Matthew was born March 15, 1940 in Lwow, Poland to the late Aleksander and Irena Kowalski. Dr. Kowalski received his PHD in Physics from the University of Warsaw in Poland. Dr. Kowalski worked as a radiation physicist for many years at several hospitals but retiring from Saint Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. In 1980 Dr. Kowalski and family moved to the United States. Matthew was a resident of the Ringgold community for the last 7 years and was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church.
A Mass celebrating the life of Matthew Kowalski will take place 11 AM, Friday, February 28, 2020 at St. Gerard Catholic Church, 3049 Lafayette Rd, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, with Father Wise officiating.
Survivors are his wife of 51 years, Danuta Kawalec Kowalski, daughter, Magdalena (David Denman) Kowalski, Ringgold, son, Alexander (Akiko Yamaguchi) Kowalski, New York City, half-brother, Jaroslaw Kowalski, Warsaw, Poland, half-sister, Ola Kowalski, Warsaw, Poland, grandchildren, Peter & Luke Denman.
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In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Kitchen Renovation Fund for St. Gerard Catholic Church.
Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.
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