Jonathan Paul Kowash died July 3. He was 49.
Mr. Kowash was born Aug. 19, 1963, in Salem, to Paul and Kathleen Kowash. He worked as a software engineer at Hewlett Packard.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Albert and Caroline Kowash, and an infant brother. He is survived by his parents, Paul and Kathleen Kowash, Portland; grandparents, Ray and Mary Noyes of Ontario; brothers, Phil and Eleni Kowash, Saco, Maine; Nate and Leslie Kowash, Portland; Ben and Desi Kowash, Dayton, Ohio; and Ted and Sarah, Gig Harbor, Wash.; sisters, Camille and Brian Tierney, Hillsboro; Cindy and Troy Wendt, Springfield; Amy and Eric Tanikawa, Florence; Polly and James Fox, Gladstone; Sarah Kowash, Wilsonville; and nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 11, at St. Mary Church in Corvallis. Memorial donations can be made to Corvallis Emergency Services or the Albany Civic Theater.