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“To the Kowalczyk family,As an old high school friend of Mark's, I'm so sorry for your loss. I moved to Clinton for my senior year of HS and Mark...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Steve Alvermann - Newport Beach, CA

“To the Kowalczyk Family - please accept my deepest sympathy at the untimely passing of Mark- I had such fond memories of Mark as a young man riding...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Ellen Lewicki - Chesterfield, VA

“I can't believe it....I had no idea until today. My heart hurts for his friends and family ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Joe, Cindy and family,We are deeply saddened with the death of Mark.God must have a special need for him, to take him so young. Maybe God has...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: A friend


5 of 27 | Posted by: George/Anne Gennings - Hamilton, NY


6 of 27 | Posted by: Cosmas Iocovozzi - Newington, NH

“I am sorry to hear Mark has passed. He was a great guy. May he rest in peace.Michele Baranowski ”
7 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Kowalczyk family,I'm sorry for the loss of your son/father/ brother. Mark was a friendly and funny guy. Sorry I couldn't make the wake as I...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Ted McCarthy - WHITESBORO, NY

“To Joe & The Entire Kowalczyk FamilyI'm truly sorry to hear of Mark's sudden passing.Mark was there for my family helping us through many family...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Gone too soon Mark. Always greeted me with a smile. Great friend to our family. Rest in Peace. You will be missed by an entire community. ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Andreski

“I'm so sorry to hear of Marks sudden passing. My condolences go out to his entire family He will truly be missed. ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Lori Griffin - Utica, NY - Friend

“I'm saddened to hear of the passing of my old friend. Mark helped my family through several family bereavements with compassion, grace and dignity....Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Rob Sullivan - Utica

“Joe and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May God Bless and be with you. ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: John Kelly - Schroon Lake, NY

“I am very saddened about the passing of Mark.Such a good guy, kind, professional and funny. He was so helpful to me and my family during the loss of...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Joanne Zeglin - Annapolis, MD

“My heartfelt sympathies as I know an entire community that knew Markjoins me in mourning the loss of this wonderful guy. His even and kind...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: John Brown - Utica, NY

“To Joe and the entire Kowalczyk family:Deeply saddened to hear of Mark's sudden passing. A true gentleman and professional. He made every funeral and...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Robert Nowak - Sahuarita, AZ

“Condolences to the family during this difficult time. Sending prayers and comforting thoughts to you all. Mark is no longer suffering. Marie and...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to Joe and the family, I have many great memories and stories of times that we both served together as officers of the NYSFDA. He will...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Michael Rhoney - Lewiston, NY

“Remembering Mark as an honest and sincere gentleman. Our condolences to his entire family. ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: Ed & Cathie Maziarz & Family - NY

“Joe and family,a real shock.Condolences.Sympathies.Butch Waszkiewicz ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Butch Waszkiewicz - Utica, NY


21 of 27 | Posted by: Butch Waszkiewicz - Utica, NY

“Sorry for loss to family. In Scotland & Ireland on trip. ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: Jim & Norma Gemza - Whitesboro, NY

“Mark and I became locker neighbors when he came to Clinton school. He was always so friendly and had a great smile. As a funeral director, he was...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Christine Kisiel - New Hartford, NY

“While I did not now Mark personally, I was saddened to his familiar face in the obituaries. He was always friendly, kind, and solicitous in his...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Joe and family. Please accept my sincere condolences. I am very sorry for your loss. ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: John Scala - Fuquay Varina, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family with Mark passing from this world. His spirit will guide you all! ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: Laurie Drejza Dobrodziej - NY

“Very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: Francine Sansone Utica , New York


MARK C. KOWALCZYK of New York Mills, NY died October 2, 2019 at the age of 54. A licensed New York State funeral director, he began his career in funeral service with the J. S. Waterman Funeral Homes in Boston, MA and the Griswold Funeral Homes in Schenectady, NY. He later joined his father in the operation of Kowalczyk Funeral Homes, Inc in Utica and New York Mills, where he served as vice president and co-owner. He received his degree in funeral service from the New England Institute of Arts and Sciences in 1987 and was a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and the Tri-County Funeral Directors Association, where he was instrumental in their annual golf outing fundraiser for many years. Kowalczyk served on the board of directors for the New York State Funeral Directors Association from 1995-2004, was vice president and served two consecutive terms as president.