Geraldine Kowalewski, 60, of Linden, passed away on March 21 at her home in Linden. She was born on April 6, 1955, in Elizabeth to Marion and Maryanne Bargel. Geraldine was married in 1976 to the love of her life, Stanley Kowalewski, in New Mexico, where Stanley was stationed during his service in the military. Geraldine worked for Transportation Care, driving a school bus. In her spare time, Geraldine enjoyed working in the garden and working with crafts, such as her sewing, scrap-booking and crocheting. Most of all, Geraldine loved spending time with her family. She was a loving wife, caring mother and devout grandmother. Geraldine is survived by her beloved husband, Stanley; her loving daughter, Lorraine Contri and her husband Michael; and her cherished grandchildren, Zachary, Timothy and Lindsey. She was the caring sister of Margaret Vogel, John Bargel and Kathy Duffy. Funeral services were arranged by John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals and Cremation Service, 3377 Route 9, Old Bridge. Interment took place at Forest Green Cemetery, Morganville.