April 15, 1951 - August 18, 2018
Corvette Kowalski was born on April 15, 1951 Born in Aurora, Illinois. Her parents, Arnold S. and Amelia I. Kowalski are deceased. After receiving her BA in Education at George Williams College, "Cory" began her 33 year career with the Dept. of Veteran Affairs Medical Center. Cory held several VA positions in Georgia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Kentucky, then located to New Orleans Louisiana. While working in N.O. she attended post graduate studies at Tulane University and earned a degree from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. A Director of the Material’s Management Department at the New Orleans VA Medical Center where she worked until her retirement in 2007. Cory has received many awards including the 1996 Louisiana Business and Professional Women's highest award, the President's award for "Excellence in Leadership". Cory also received the 2002 "Care and Compassion" Award, Supervisor of the year award in 2003 and 2004 by the VA and the 2001 Women of the year award given by NOPG. She was one of the last VA employees to leave the hospital during Katrina. She stayed for five days until all patients were safely removed. Cory studied for two years to become a Special Minister of the Eucharist serving patients at the VA Hospital. She was also affiliated with Business and Professional Women of Louisiana, AARP heart of Metairie and the Red Hatter Hotties. Corvette is remembered for her kindness, compassion, and love. She will be dearly missed. Cory was also an animal lover. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at L. A. Muhleisen & Son Funeral Home, 2607 Williams Blvd., Kenner on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Visitation from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. In lieu of Flowers, please make a donation to the LA SPCA.
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