• Billie-Rae Hofknecht (Kowalkowski) aka Billie Kaye

  • Billie-Rae Hofknecht (Kowalkowski) aka Billie Kaye of Plymouth Meeting, PA died on 1/1/2020 at the age of 82.

    She was born Pottsville, PA daughter of Harry & Rosedna Atkinson and was wife of Thomas A. Kowalkowski who predeceased her in 2011.

    She is survived by husband of 8 years, Edmund A. Hofknecht,

    Billie attended Conshohocken High School and was self employed in the insurance sales business. She was a member of

    Fairview Village Church of the Nazarene.

    She is also survived by her children: Dr. Thomas S. Kowalkowski (Kimberly (née) Minter) of Lewisburg, West Virginia, Tracie L. Szili (William Szili II) of Lanesboro, PA, Leslie D. Wilson of Blue Bell, PA, Jacqueline Malantonio (Joseph Malantonio) of Middletown, DE. Her siblings include Sandra Kobi of Bethany Beach, DE, Nancy Lewis of Collegeville, PA, Linda Adkins of Norristown, PA and Richard Atkinson of Sellersville, PA. There are also 10 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren.

    A Funeral Service will be held Saturday January 11, 2020 at Fairview Village Church of the Nazarene, 3044 West Germantown Pike, Eagleville, PA 19403 officiated by Kelly Yetter. Friends and family may call from 10AM to 11AM with the service starting at 11AM

    Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to MONTCO SAAC (Senior Adult Activities Center), 45 Forest Avenue,

    Ambler, PA. 19002 To support our seniors and the meals on wheels program.

    Arrangements by Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home


  • Tributes

    • I’ve only known Billie for a short time; but her attitude toward life and people was exceptional and inspiring.

      January 6, 2020 Cheryl B Popiel

    Share A Tribute