Obituary of Marcus “Mark” John Kowalczyk

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Marcus “Mark” John Kowalczyk, 66 and lifelong resident of Housatonic and lived on Prospect St. died Saturday March 21, 2020 at home. Marcus was born on December 16, 1953 in Great Barrington, son of Alexander and Laura (Poreda) Kowalczyk. He graduated from Monument Mountain and class of 1972. He later graduated from BCC with an associate degree and worked at the local Rising Mill. Marcus was an excellent baseball player and played on the rising mill softball team. Friends warmly remember Marcus as a free spirit who loved to ride his beloved triumph motorcycle. He loved rock music and was an avid fan of the rock group The Who and Peter Townsend. Marcus was a hard and reliable worker at a local car parts store. Marcus was a very good friend and had a huge heart in caring about others despite his own struggles in life. Marcus was a beautiful human being who showed compassion to people he knew.

It is with deepest regret that a private graveside service for Marcus Kowalczyk was held out of concern for the health and safety of his friends and family due to the threat of Coronavirus. BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230 entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be made through

One Response to Obituary of Marcus “Mark” John Kowalczyk

  1. Condolences to Mark’s family from the Class of 1972. We will miss seeing him at our next (50th) reunion, but he will be remembered.

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