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Stanley Nowak

Obituary of Stanley John Nowak

<h1>Stanley "Stan" John Nowak</h1> 1928 - 2006 Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family at the K-W Health Centre of the Grand River Hospital, on Thursday, November 16, 2006, at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of Marlene (nee Forwell) with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in May. Loving father of Diane Nowak-Cleare and her husband Ed of Waterloo, and Marie Ann Piller and her husband Glen of Oakville. Proud and loving grandpa of Elizabeth (Beth), Megan and Emily. Stan will be fondly remembered and missed by his brothers, Cas and his wife Mae of Kitchener, Wally and his wife Patricia of BC, John and his wife Kathy of Kitchener and sisters, Irene Ferguson of Cambridge, Laura Donald and her husband Jack of Kitchener, Janet Healy and her husband John of Lindsay, Mania (Mary) of Kitchener, Jozia (Josephine) Cote and her husband Gaetan of Kitchener, and Andzia (Anne) and her husband John Campbell of Kitchener and sister-in-law, Donna Schultz of Waterloo. Uncle Stan will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Anna (nee Janik) Nowak; sister, Clara Nowak and brother-in-law, Tony Schultz. Prior to retiring in 1992, Stan worked for 28 years at Dare Foods in Kitchener. In retirement he enjoyed spending time in the forest chopping wood at the Nowak Woodlot in Roseville and volunteering with Canadian Food for Children and the Waterloo Regional Recycling Group. Stan enjoyed spending Sundays with the After Mass Breakfast Group and Sunday family dinners. He was a long-time member of St. Louis RC Church, Waterloo. The family would like to thank the nurses of 5 South and the Renal Hemo Dialysis Unit of the Grand River Hospital and Dr. Jollie for their care and kindness to Stan. Friends are invited to share their memories of Stan with his family at the Erb &amp; Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, on Monday, November 20, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where parish prayers will be held at 8:45 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Louis RC Church, 53 Allen Street East, Waterloo on Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Ray Reitzel officiating. Interment will take place at Parkview Cemetery followed by a reception in the funeral home’s Fireside Reception Room. Condolences for the family or donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association can be arranged through the funeral home 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com. In living memory of Stan, a tree will be planted through the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home. STANLEY “STAN” JOHN NOWAK 1928 - 2006 Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family at the K-W Health Centre of the Grand River Hospital, on Thursday, November 16, 2006, at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of Marlene (nee Forwell) with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in May. Loving father of Diane Nowak-Cleare and her husband Ed of Waterloo, and Marie Ann Piller and her husband Glen of Oakville. Proud and loving grandpa of Elizabeth (Beth), Megan and Emily. Stan will be fondly remembered and missed by his brothers, Cas and his wife Mae of Kitchener, Wally and his wife Patricia of BC, John and his wife Kathy of Kitchener and sisters, Irene Ferguson of Cambridge, Laura Donald and her husband Jack of Kitchener, Janet Healy and her husband John of Lindsay, Mania (Mary) of Kitchener, Jozia (Josephine) Cote and her husband Gaetan of Kitchener, and Andzia (Anne) and her husband John Campbell of Kitchener and sister-in-law, Donna Schultz of Waterloo. Uncle Stan will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Anna (nee Janik) Nowak; sister, Clara Nowak and brother-in-law, Tony Schultz. Prior to retiring in 1992, Stan worked for 28 years at Dare Foods in Kitchener. In retirement he enjoyed spending time in the forest chopping wood at the Nowak Woodlot in Roseville and volunteering with Canadian Food for Children and the Waterloo Regional Recycling Group. Stan enjoyed spending Sundays with the After Mass Breakfast Group and Sunday family dinners. He was a long-time member of St. Louis RC Church, Waterloo. The family would like to thank the nurses of 5 South and the Renal Hemo Dialysis Unit of the Grand River Hospital and Dr. Jollie for their care and kindness to Stan. Friends are invited to share their memories of Stan with his family at the Erb &amp; Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, on Monday, November 20, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where parish prayers will be held at 8:45 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Louis RC Church, 53 Allen Street East, Waterloo on Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Ray Reitzel officiating. Interment will take place at Parkview Cemetery followed by a reception in the funeral home’s Fireside Reception Room. Condolences for the family or donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association can be arranged through the funeral home 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com. In living memory of Stan, a tree will be planted through the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.
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