Graig J. Kowalczyk

Graig John Kowalczyk, 37, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a lifelong struggle with Muscular Dystrophy. He was the beloved son of former Stoughton Selectman John J. Kowalczyk and Mary R. (Power) Kowalczyk of Stoughton. Born in Quincy, he was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1994. He also attended Massasoit Community College in Brockton. Graig worked as a dispatcher at the Stoughton Police Department in Stoughton. He was the Massachusetts State Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Graig loved music and was an avid Bruins and Patriots fan who enjoyed talking with family and friends. Graig was known to be a compassionate, grounded man who brought an even, level headed presence to every situation. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Keith J. Kowalczyk, MD and his wife Tara of Washington, DC. Funeral will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton, Saturday at 8 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Stoughton, at 9 a.m. Visiting hours Friday from 5-8 p.m. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton. Donations in Graigs memory may be made to the parish of the Kowalczyk family friend and Holy Cross and Notre Dame priest, Fr. Steve Newton, St. Andre Bessette Catholic Church, 601 West Burnside St., Portland, OR, 97209. Donations can also be made directly at Directions and obituary at Farley Funeral Home 781-344-2676

Funeral Home

Farley Funeral Home
358 Park St. Stoughton, MA 02072
(781) 344-2676

Published in The Enterprise on May 2, 2013