Mary Ann Kaczorowski, 88, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at her home in Bradenton, Florida. She was born Mary Ann Kotkiewicz on June 12, 1924 and grew up in Roslyn. During World War II she worked for Grumman Aircraft in Bethpage and later at Glen Cove Community Hospital. A long time Girl Scout leader of Glen Cove’s Troup 65, Mary Ann was an avid gardener, a voracious reader, an active tennis and bowling enthusiast and an outgoing and engaging conversationalist. She and her husband, Raymond, relocated from Glen Cove, New York to Bradenton, FL in 1981. She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Raymond Kaczorowski, a veteran of WWII as well as her husband of five years, Donald Lundholm, also a veteran. Mary Ann is survived by two sons, Raymond Kaczorowski and wife Diane Schwetz of Houston, TX; Kenneth Kaczorowski and partner Barbara Griffin of Oak Island, New York; and two daughters, Donna Kaz and husband Richard Charkham of New York, NY; and Diane Shumway and husband Rick of Southampton, NY. Her sister, Agnes Trubish of Glen Cove, and two brothers, Jim Kotkiewicz of Levittown, PA and Val Kotkiewicz of Bethpage, NY, also survive her. She was the proud and loving grandmother of Scott and spouse Catherine, Kevin and spouse Tammy, Erek, Meredith, Kayla and Derek and a cherished great grandmother of Caroline, Logan, Jacob and Samantha.
Memorial tributes may be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic church or the American Cancer Society. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com.