Walter Kobylarz

Obituary of Walter Michael Kobylarz

Walter Michael Kobylarz, 78, of Berkshire, NY passed away on February 20, 2021 at UHS Wilson Medical Center in the presence of his wife. He was born in Baltimore, MD on January 26, 1943 to Wallace and Anna Kobylarz. Besides his parents, Walt was predeceased by his sister, Jane Kobylarz. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Kobylarz; sons and daughters-in-law, Walter "Mich" and Helena Kobylarz, Jr., Brett and Wendy Kobylarz, and Joseph and Wendi Kobylarz; grandchildren Duane (Jennie) Korslund, Sarah (Rhett) Laza, Julie (Henry) Brzeski, Angela (Charles Holt) Gilley, Emily (Zachary Tyson) Lowe, Haley Lowe-Short, Victoria Kobylarz, Samuel, Tyler and Zachary Kobylarz; 12 great grandchildren; Aunt Esther Bingham; nieces Marcelle McGovern and Heather Moran, special cousin Edward (MaryLou) Katchuk; good friends Wright and Lois Belden, Matt Seamans, and Justin O'krepki; and many cousins. Walt graduated from Newark Valley Central School and attended Clarkson College of Technology in Potsdam NY. He retired from IBM Endicott NY as a system analyst. Walt's special loves included his family, friends, the Pond Woods, fishing, hunting, bowling, golfing, playing cards, reading, and bird-watching. He passed on many hunting and life lessons. Funeral services will be held privately by the family at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Walt's name to The Berkshire Free Library, 12519 State Route 38, P.O. Box 151, Berkshire, NY 13736. Condolences may be made to Walter's family at www.emfaheyfuneralhome.com.
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