Christine M. "Chris" Kozlowski

 

Latham- Christine “Chris” M. Kozlowski, 69 of Latham, beloved wife of Michael E. Kozlowski, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2021 at Albany Medical Center.

 

Born in Albany on June 26, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Warren and Ruth Mary (Bergman) Baker. She received her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education in 1974 and then her Masters in Reading in 1978 from the College of St. Rose. Chris was married to Michael Eugene Kozlowski on June 22, 1985 and shared a devoted union of 36 years prior to her passing.

 

Chris worked as a School Teacher in many Catholic schools in the Albany area, later teaching at St. Ambrose School in Latham while also volunteering with the youth ministry there. She then taught in the North Colonie Central School District. Chris was also involved and enjoyed her time with the Girl Scouts as a Neighborhood Chairperson. Her other interests included crafting, cruises, traveling in general, especially to Cape May, and singing. However, her greatest joy came from her family especially her adored grandchildren.

 

In addition to her husband Michael, she is survived by her loving children Scott (Ashley) Kozlowski and Mary (Richard) Varian, cherished grandchildren who were her pride and joy Noah and Adeline, as well as her sister Carol Baker and several nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her sister Patricia Baker.

 

Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Monday, July 19th, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Rd., Latham.

 

Chris’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 498 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Latham with Rev. Geoffrey Burke officiating.

 

Interment will take place in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Latham.

 

In lieu of flowers donations in Chris’ memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/donate.

 

For directions, information, to light a memory candle or order flowers for the family please visit www.dufresneandcavanaugh.com.