Frank J. Kowaleski, 98, of East Haven formerly of Shawmut Avenue, North Haven passed away peacefully on Sunday June 18, 2017 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford. He was the beloved husband of the late Ethel Miller Kowaleski. Frank was born in New Haven on October 11, 1918; son of the late John and Frances Chomicz Kowalewski; served his country faithfully in the US Army during WWII; worked as a butcher all his life and enjoyed gardening, fishing and woodworking. Father of the late Janet Given. Father-in-law of George F. Given. Grandfather of Christopher (Lindsay) Given, Lissa (Michael) Stein, Megan (Christopher) DiMetro, Mark and Sarah Orensteen. Brother of Alfred Kowalewski and the late Joseph Kowaleski, Arthur Kowalewski, Walter Kowaleski, John and Frances Kowalewski. Uncle of Helen Hamblin and Deborah Morettini.  Also survived by 5 great-grandchildren.

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Wednesday morning at 10:15. Family and friends may call from 9:00 to 10:15 am. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 11:00. Interment with full military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Ctr. #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.