Mary "Kathye" Kotarski

mary kotarski

December 22, 1949 ~ April 24, 2023

Born in: Tampa, FL
Resided in: Arlington, TX

Mary “Kathye” Hammer Kotarski, 73, lost her battle with cancer on Monday, April 24, 2023 in Arlington.

Memorial Service: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington with a visitation beginning at 6 p.m. prior to the service.

Kathye was born on December 22, 1949 in Tampa, Florida and was raised in New Mexico. She and her family moved to Texas in 1986. She worked as a medical insurance agent. Kathye loved to sew and crotchet. She enjoyed watching birds, squirrels and turtles. She dearly loved her children and enjoyed doting on her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Survivors: Husband of 42 years, Howard Kotarski; daughter, Barbara Mendoza; son, John Michael Pharr; grandchildren, Brett Vitrano, Bryce Vitrano, Levon Pharr and Michael Pharr Jr.; great-grandchildren, River, Jessica, Owen, Ryker, Loren and Keith; brother, John Hammer; and sister, Sue Dunn.


Memorial Visitation: May 24, 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wade Chapel
4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
Arlington, TX 76013

(817) 274-9233

Memorial Service: May 24, 2023 7:00 pm

Wade Chapel
4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
Arlington, TX 76013

(817) 274-9233

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  1. Sincere condolences to your family. I am so very sorry for your loss. May God provide the necessary peace and comfort to your family and friends during this difficult time. Please remember these words of encouragement from the Bible: “ Jesus plainly told her: “I am the resurrection and the life. He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.” —John 11:20-25.

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