Nowaczyk, Stanley, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother found peace in Our Lord on Monday, October 4, 2010. Age 80 years. Son of the late John and Pauline (Sikorski) Nowaczyk, Stanley was born May 14, 1930 in Saginaw, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He married Rosalie D. Reinke on November 23, 1957. She survives him. Stan was employed at Grey Iron Foundry for 38 years. He served on the executive board of U.A.W. Local #668 Retirees for many years. He was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Stan was an avid Detroit Tiger Fan. He played baseball for many years in the Saginaw Area and in the Navy. Stan enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and especially spending time with his family. Surviving besides his wife Rosalie are four daughters, Dawn and Joseph Gombar, Freeland; Kallee Pearson, Saginaw, Leanne and Kurt Fortier, Saginaw; Maria and Robert Dwan, Saginaw; 14 grandchildren, Ryan, Melissa, Tim, Becky, Ellen, Dakota, Jaiden, Jillian, Kyle, Nathan, Michaela, Maggie, Alex and Harry; four brothers and one sister, James and Lucille Nowaczyk, Saginaw; Robert F. Nowaczyk, Panama City; Bernard Nowaczyk, Bridgeport; Edward and Judy Nowaczyk, Saginaw; Mary and Bernard Siler, Breckenridge; many nieces and nephews. Stanley was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Skip Pearson, one sister and two brothers, Theresa and Ed Majewski, Joseph and John Nowaczyk, a brother-in-law, James Reinke and sister-in-law Barbara Nowaczyk. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 8, 2010 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. James Carlson will officiate with Military Honors by American Legion Post #439 following Mass. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty) where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. John Vianney Catholic Church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service, led by Kathy Bronz will take place at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Legion Post #439 or the family wishes.