Mrs. Kowal, age 76, of Lebanon passed away Sept. 16, 2017 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital.
She was born in Wilson County to the late James Pitts Robinson and Frances Elizabeth Douglas Robinson. She worked as a patient care tech in a hospital in New Jersey for several years. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lebanon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Kowal Sr.; and two brothers, James P. Robinson Jr. and Larry Douglas Robinson.
She is survived by five children, Cynthia Tercek, Richard (Deborah) Laverty, Robert (Roseanne) Laverty, Edward (Maryanne) Laverty, Frederick (Jennifer) Kowal Jr.; two sisters, Elizabeth Foster, Kay (Robert) Vanatta; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-2142, ligonbobo.com.
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