April 27, 1934 ~ August 9, 2018
Rita M. Kowaski Gates: Thursday, August 9, 2018. Predeceased by her husband, Frank Kowaski; brothers and sisters. Survived by her daughters, Susan Burke, Wendy (Mark) Flynn; grandchildren, Jennifer Burke, Jeffrey (Marissa) Burke, Tracy (Matthew) Smith, Heather Flynn; great-grandchildren, Gunnar and Kira Smith, Estella and Enright Burke; many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Friends may call Thursday (August 16th) 9-11 AM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday (Aug 16TH) 12 NOON at St. Michael’s Church, 869 N. Clinton Ave. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in her memory. For more information or to sign Rita’s online guestbook, please visit Meesonfamily.com.