Jan Stefanowicz passed away on August 7, 2020 at the age of 79. He is the devoted father of Paulina (Bart Kawalec), Luk, and Paul. Loving Dziadek of Helen Kawalec. Dear brother of Rev. Simon, Henryk, Slawek, and the late Stanislaw and Czesia. Former spouse and friend of the late Grazyna and Izabela Kutera. Also survived by Luk’s mother Iwona.
Jan was born on March 29, 1941 in Makarowka, Poland to Stanislaw and Seweryna. He attended University of Hull in England where he studied Theology, Philosophy, and Slovak literature. He was also fluent in multiple languages. After moving to the United States, he worked as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He also worked hard to become a successful businessman in real estate and always provided for his family. Jan developed many friendships and was very well respected. He was also a very social person and enjoyed being around people. He will be missed by his family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and funeral Wednesday August 12, 2020 beginning at 9am in St. Anne Church 2328 East Lehigh Ave. Philadelphia PA 19125 (lower church) Funeral Mass 10am. Interment Our Lady of Częstochowa Cemetery.
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