Kathleen T. Karlowicz

May 22, 1953 - March 18, 2018

Kathleen T. (Kane) Karlowicz passed away on March 18, 2018 at the age of 64. She was born on May 22, 1953 to Dr. William M. Kane and Ruth (Maier) Kane. Kathleen married Bob Karlowicz on December 28, 1974 in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. She received her nursing degree from Thomas Jefferson University. Kathleen enjoyed a career as a pre-school teacher for Sunshine Kids Pre-School at Stonebridge United Methodist Church. Everyone loved “Ms. Kathy”.

She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Bob Karlowicz; sons, Brian Karlowicz and his wife, Rebecca of Atlanta, Georgia and Kevin Karlowicz of McKinney, Texas; daughters, Kimberly Zielinski and her husband, Tim of McKinney, Texas, Katie Lydon and her husband, Eddie of McKinney, Texas, and Megan Karlowicz also of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Marin and Emery Karlowicz, Jake, Luke, and Lea Zielinski, Maura, Molly, and Maggie Lydon. Her grandchildren will never forget their “KK”.

Kathleen is also survived by her mother, Ruth Kane; sisters, Mollie Klotz and her husband, Dave of Mickleton, New Jersey and Eileen Carey and her husband, Bobby of West Chester, Pennsylvania; brother, Michael Kane and his wife, Kathy of Wenonah, New Jersey; and numerous other loving family and friends. Kathleen was preceded in death by her father, Dr. William M. Kane.

A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at;


St Gabriel Catholic Church,

110 St. Gabriel Way,

McKinney, Texas 75071.


The family will receive family and friends from 8:00-10:00 a.m. prior to the funeral service at the St. Gabriel the Archangel Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.


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Bob, I just saw this and wanted to offer my condolences. Although it is very late, am sorry for the loss to you and your family. Ken Rizzo, November 4, 2018 “I Can Only Imagine” Kathy’s joy in the afterlife. Denise Walsh, March 26, 2018 Bob and family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Kathleen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Bill and Michelle Bill and Michelle Snow, March 24, 2018 The Sisters of the Holy Child send their condolences to the family. We will have Mass for Kathy and will include all of the family as you mourn her lose. Remember that what you experience as loss, Kathy knows only as gain,
Joanne Su;;ivan,SHCJ Sharon alumna '52, March 22, 2018 Dear Bob, We were so sad to hear of the passing of Kathy. We know how sad you must feel but hope that the memories of your good times together will get you through this difficult period. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers. With love, Jerry and Judy Jerry & Judy Remaley, March 22, 2018 All of you have been on my mind and in my heart especially these last few days. Prayers are being sent for your comfort and peace during this most difficult time. Laura Tolar, March 21, 2018 Bob and Family. We are so deeply saddened by the loss of your wife, your mother and our sweet friend. We will always remember Kathy’s smile. She had such a sweet spirit. Just as we loved her beyond measure, anyone who knew her, loved her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Much love,
Steve and Cindy Bell, March 21, 2018 Bob and Family, we were saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sorrow.
Carol and Bryan Chatterton, March 21, 2018 Dear Bob and Family, Our Deepest Sympathy to you and your family. Although, we did not know Kathleen, you always spoke very positively about her as a wife, mother and the impact she had on your family. Over time, Kathleen's positive memories will live on in a new and meaningful way. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Bruce and Linda Hill, March 21, 2018 So sad to hear of the passing of my friend from childhood. So many memories of all the fun we had as kids, and what a good friend you were. Rest in peace my friend. Susan (Haggerty) Ford, March 21, 2018 I am so sorry for your loss. My daughter was in the Penguins class at Sunshine Kids and we absolutely loved Miss Kathy! Melissa Harley, March 21, 2018 Sad news indeed! Rest peacefully with our Creator Kathy until we meet again. Your entire family is in my prayers this evening. Classmate Mina Koury Martin Mina Koury Martin, March 20, 2018 Bob and family, We are so very sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. Although it' s been many years since you lived in Deptford, our memories of Kathy are wonderful She was a dear friend and the kids were like our extended family!! You all are in our prayers at this most difficult time. Cathi and Jim Helder, March 20, 2018 Katie, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. My heart breaks for you. You and your family are in my prayers. Louise Holubar Louise Holubar , March 20, 2018 God showed us what a beautiful example of love looks like when He shared Kathy with us. When you are around certain people, they just make life and living more enjoyable, Kathy was one of those people. What a wife, what a mother, what a friend to so many, .because of the way she loved, laughed, and lived. Bob and family, enjoy all that she left you, and she left you with sooooo many great memories,.........until .you meet her again "on the other side".. Ron Brown, March 20, 2018 So sorry to hear the news of Kathy's passing. I am sure that she had a courageous battle to fight. Prayers for you and your family at this heartbreaking time. May God hold you in the palm of his hand Kathy! Pat "McDevitt" Lewis, March 20, 2018 We are very sorry for the loss of your wonderful mother, wife and grandmother. kathy and mike sperl, March 20, 2018 Kathy was and still is a fun loving wonderful lady. I've known Kathy for 17 years. what a great friend. I will miss her very much. Keep God hopping Kathy. Love you my friend, Paula Paula Sigler, March 20, 2018 Dear Bob and family.. Words cannot express my sorrow with Kathy’s passing. She has left a large void in many, many lives. Kathy was one of the best ... and most of all a dear friend for so many years.. I pray that God will wrap you all in His loving arms and give you comfort in knowing she is healed and joyous in Heaven.. and I pray that happy memories will overshadow your grief.. Peace, Kathy Spagnolo Kathy Spagnolo, March 19, 2018 I am so sorry for your loss. Beth Milligan, March 19, 2018 Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. Kathy will be missed by all who new and loved her. Max & Bev, March 19, 2018