In loving memory of Stanley Nowak who passed on August 3, 2015 in his home at the age of 94 years , his family at his side. Beloved husband of Mary J. (Rosastik), married for 68 years. Father of Gregory (Francis), Elaine Vezeau (Dennis) and Christine Eady (Glen). Proud grandfather of Betty Nowak (Kevin), Ben Nowak (Lisa), Derek Vezeau (Valerie), Helena Castonguay (Derek), Angela Vezeau (Marty), Kayla Vezeau (Brenan), Tyler Eady (Sarah) and Zachary Eady (Mel). Great grandfather of Mathew, Catie, Riley, Merrick, Dieter, Levi, Piper, Hannah, Elizabeth, Ian, Leah, Thomas and Chelsey. Survived by his brothers Kazmer (Bernice) and Edward both of Swan River, Manitoba. Stanley was predeceased by his father and mother Bronislav and Francisca Nowak and sisters Yanina and Helen King. Stanley served in WWII as a radar technician and has been a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 70 years. After the war, he attended McGill University and graduated as an electrical engineer. He worked for Falonbridge Nickel Mines Ltd. for 29 years and retired as Electrical Superintendent for the Onaping Area. He was a pioneer in establishing the Kukagami Lake road and served on the Kukagami Local Roads Board for many years. He was instrumental in obtaining electricity and telephone service for camps on the lake. He enjoyed his camp, gardening, picking blueberries and family gatherings. He once said “Family is the love of my life”. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the employees of CCAC, We Care, Bayshore and Home Instead, especially Michelle, Cathy, Marley, Joanne and Janet of Veteran’s Affairs. The family will receive relatives and friends the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4691, R R 15, Chelmsford, Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in St-Bartholemew Church, Levack. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Northern Cancer Foundation or to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 503 by cheque or on line at www.cooperativefuneraire.ca
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