Father Sigismund KowalczykOctober 2, 1929 - April 19, 2018 Father Sigismund Kowalczyk, passed on from this life on April 19, 2018 at the age of 88. Father Kowalczyk was born October 2, 1929 in Hamtramck, Michigan and ordained a priest in the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 2, 1956. Father Kowalczyk served as Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, Ira Township; SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Westside, Detroit; and St. Francis D’Assisi Parish, Detroit. He also served as Parochial Vicar of St. Francis D’Assisi Parish, Detroit; St. Hyacinth Parish, Detroit; and Immaculate Conception Parish, Detroit. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, April 25, from 2:30 – 8:00 p.m.at Gendernalik Funeral Home, 35259 Twenty-Three Mile Road, New Baltimore, Michigan 48047, with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m. Father Kowalczyk will lie in repose at Immaculate Conception Parish, 9764 Dixie Highway, Ira Township, Michigan 48023 on Thursday, April 26 at 10:00 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.