Kara Kathleen Kovlakas
October 14, 1983 - October 13, 2016
Kara Kathleen Kovlakas, 32, wife of Andy Kovlakas, of Trumbull, passed on Thursday, October 13 th at home. She was born on October 14, 1983, in Norwalk, CT, the daughter of Margaret Morrow and the late Bruce Morrow.
Kara graduated from Norwalk High School in 2001, she received a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Arizona in 2005 and a Master’s degree in Teaching from Sacred Heart University in 2010. Kara spent the last 11 years as an elementary school teacher at Marvin Elementary in Norwalk.
She truly loved guiding and teaching young people in the community she grew up in. Kara spent every spare minute with her beautiful children and family who she cherished. Kara was the brightest light in any room with the most amazing smile and she will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband, Andy Kovlakas of Trumbull and their children, Aydan and Ari, her mother, Margaret Morrow of Norwalk, five sisters, Kimberly Abbazia (Joesph) of Cos Cob, Stephanie Peckham (Gray) of Fairfield, Lauren Shrage (Robert) of Trumbull, Kyle DiScala (George) of Norwalk, Jenna Garry (Brian) of Norwalk. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins, aunts and uncles. She was preceded in death by her father, Bruce Morrow and her maternal and paternal grandparents.
Friends may call, Monday from 4 pm to 8 pm at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Ave., Norwalk, CT. A funeral service will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 am in St. George’s Church, 238 West Rocks Rd., Norwalk, CT. Burial will be private.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a GoFundMe website set up in Kara’s honor by the Norwalk Police Union. (www.gofundme.com/karakovlakas)