She was born in Utica on February 9, 1951 the daughter of Frank and Maria Raczek Machowski and attended local schools.
Her survivors include her children, Diane Brown and David Dade, her daughter Christine and Michael Snell of VA, Kathleen and Terry Smith of Yorkville and Carl Cowley of Utica; Grandchildren Christopher and his partner Elizabeth, Conner and Nora, Jennifer and Brian, Michael Nicole and Steven and great grandchildren Brooklyn and Holly. Also included are her brothers Thaddeus (Janice) of Remsen and Suzanne McBee and Jeffrey of FL.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the care of the Kowalczyk Funeral Home 1156 Lincoln Avenue, Utica.