On Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 Michael F. Kowanes loving father, grandfather and brother, passed away at the age of 55.
Michael was born on January 20th in Syracuse NY, the son of the late Betty Kowanes. Michael was enlisted in the United States Army from March 1983 to October 1989 and was stationed at the United States Military Academy located in West Point, NY. He loved watching sports and was an avid New York Yankees and Miami Dolphins fan. He loved to call and visit his daughter, son and grandsons as much as he could. Michael was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile and his kind spirit as he would help anyone who needed it.
He was predeceased by his sister, Margaret Auringer. Michael is survived by his son, Michael (Nicole) Kowanes and daughter, Melissa Kowanes (Mike Trumble); his four grandsons, Tyler, Hunter, Jamison and Lincoln Kowanes; his five sisters, Elizabeth Pouliot, Arna Speech, Katherine Gearsbeck, Mary Young, Cheryl Stone and three brothers, Arnold Kowanes, Howard Kowanes and Ronald Kowanes along with his girlfriend Shirley Scott and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 30th, 2019 at Traub Funeral Home Inc., Central Square from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. A celebration of life will follow at 1:00 pm at Traub Funeral Home.
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