Claudia Kowarsky, 76, of Springfield, died March 7, at Mercy Medical Center with her family surrounding her. She was the wife of Howard Kowarsky. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Lottie Jerome. She attended Hunter College in New York and worked for 28 years as a financial supervisor for Baystate Medical Center. She was a member of Congregation B’nai Jacob. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Nathan Kowarsky and his wife, Susan, of Springfield, and Lee Kowarsky and his wife, Cheryl, of Springfield; a sister, Sheryl Basso of Coral Springs, Fla.; twin granddaughters, Tiffany and Ashley Kowarsky of Springfield; and a grandson, Nathan Collins of Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Community Center, 1160 Dickinson St., Springfield, MA 01108.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME