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1943 Kathleen 2022

Kathleen Kovzelove

May 8, 1943 — January 8, 2022

Spring Hill, TN

Kathleen (Boulanger) Kovzelove passed away peacefully at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro TN on January 8, 2022, surrounded by her family, after a valiant battle with  COPD. She was the beloved widow of Bryan Kovzelove.

Born in Waterbury CT on May 8, 1943, to the late Catherine (Plourde) Boulanger and Edward Boulanger, Kathy attended local schools and graduated from Kaynor Technical School.

Kathy met her lifelong love and soul mate, Bryan, while still in high school and they were married in 1964. Kathy and Bryan raised their family in Wolcott and were very active within the community. Mrs. K. as she was lovingly referred was a second mom to many in their neighborhood and was famous for her cooking skills.

Kathy and Bryan retired to Englewood Florida in 1998 and quickly built new friendships within their community. Kathy also took up writing and had many hobbies. One of her greatest loves was taking cruises with her family and friends. She also enjoyed watching the sunset from the jetty in Venice.

Kathy spent the last year living in Spring Hill, TN surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Kathy was the epitome of elegance, dignity and grace. She was an inspiration to all of us and will be dearly missed by all that loved her.

Kathy is survived by her children, Barbara Kovzelove of North Carolina, Bryan (Pam) Kovzelove of Chapel Hill, and Lynn (Chris) Guarrera of Thompsons Station. Kathy was also survived by her six grandchildren Matthew and Megan Kovzelove, Erik and Tyler Cramblett and Christopher and Jaime Guarrera. Kathy also leaves behind five great grandchildren. Left to cherish her memory are her sisters Beverly (Jim) Blatchley of Florida and Barbara Costello of Shelbyville. Sister in laws Beverly Boulanger and Sharon Wilhelm and brother in law Frank Kovzelove.

Kathleen was predeceased by her brother Edward Boulanger.

Kathy had many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, each of which held a special place in her heart. She was always ready with a funny or colorful story to tell and loved to tell them.

There are also countless friends and colleagues. Each of you held a special place in her heart.

Internment will be in Sarasota National Cemetery at a later date.

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