John Bruno Kurowski – Florida

John Bruno Kurowski – Florida

John Bruno Kurowski, 45, of Orlando, Fla., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.

John was born in Manville, Rhode Island, August 4, 1973, the son of Bruno John Kurowski and Nancy Ruth Kelley Kurowski and moved to Kissimmee in 2008 from Manville, R.I.

John was a graduate of Rhode Island College and pursued a career as a retail sales manager. His passion was for Disney and world travel. He founded the Rhode Island Chapter of the Disneyana Fan Club and was a charter member of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. His vast knowledge propelled him to become the Disney Store National Trivia Competition Champion in 1996 and D23’s Ultimate Disney Trivia Tournament Champion in 2011. As a Catholic growing up, John was the past president of the C.Y.O. (Catholic Youth Organization) in Rhode Island and a volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House.

John is survived by his loving parents: Nancy and Bruno John Kurowski of Kissimmee, Fla.; husband and partner, Mark Allen Moore, of Orlando; uncle, George L. Kelley and his wife, Maria, of Pawtucket, R.I.; cousins Patrick Kelley and his wife, Sue, and children Jake and Abby of East Providence, R.I., Jennifer Hopp and her husband, Michael, and their children Olivia and Mason of North Providence, R.I. John was preceded in death by his dear sister, Catherine (Catie) Kurowski, in 1988.

The family of John Bruno Kurowski will receive friends on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home. A service to celebrate John’s life will be at 6 p.m. on Saturday following the visitation in the Roger C. Thompson Memorial Chapel at Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida at 1020 Orlando Ave #100, Maitland, FL, 32751, and to the Catherine (Catie) Kurowski Collection at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, Lincoln, RI 02865.

The Kurowski family is being cared for by Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 511 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741; 407-847-3188.