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Karen Zwierchowski

April 7, 2022


Ms. Karen Zwierchowski, 62, earned her angel wings on Thursday, April 7, 2022, when she passed away in Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey.

Family and friends are invited to the visitation in the Kowalski Funeral Home, 515 Roselle Street, Linden on Tuesday, April 12th. from 2:00-4:00PM.  On Wednesday, April 13th. at 9:45AM, everyone will gather directly at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Linden where the funeral mass will be offered at 10:00AM.  The prayers of committal will precede Karen’s burial in the family plot in Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New Jersey.

Karen, the daughter of the late Sophie J. Czerepka Zwierchowski and the late Stanley Zwierchowski, Sr. was born in Bayonne, New Jersey and Karen lived in Linden, New Jersey until 2013, when she  moved to Clark, New Jersey.

As Karen was growing up in Linden, she, along with her mom, Sophie, were constant presences at the many functions at St. Theresa’s Church, where Karen’s uncle, Alexander Czerepka was the Deacon.  Karen was well known among the church community and made many friends along the way. 

Predeceased by her brother, Stanley Zwierchowski, Jr. and her sister, Joan Criswell, Karen is survived by her cousins; Bernadine Chmielowicz, Mary Jasinski and Denise Sciortino; other family members, roommates, and friends.

The light from Karen’s smile would brighten up any room she was in.  Karen was a kind and generous soul, and she was truly our angel on earth.  We will miss her dearly.

To send flowers to Karen's family, please visit our floral store.


April 12, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kowalski Funeral Home
515 Roselle Street
Linden, New Jersey 07036

Gathering of Family & Friends Directly at the Church
April 13, 2022

9:45 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial
April 13, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church

Committal Service & Burial in the family plot
April 13, 2022

11:15 AM
Rosehill Cemetery
792 East Edgar Road (aka/Route 1 & 9 North)
Linden, New Jersey 07036

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