Nowosad, Betty J., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Saginaw Geriatrics Home. Age 87 years. The daughter of the late Fabian and Katherine (Trewlewski) Tomaszewski, Betty was born on December 11, 1922 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Martin Nowosad on October 12, 1940. He predeceased her on January 19, 1994. Betty was employed as a Saginaw County District Court Clerk for 16 years until her retirement in 1984. She served as past President of the Diocese of Saginaw Home & School Association, served on the exploratory committee for the Saginaw County Youth Protection Council and a member of the Saginaw County Retirees. Betty was a past member of Holy Family Catholic Church and Holy Spirit Catholic Church where she served as a lector and Eucharistic Minister. She was a current member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. She also served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Mary’s Hospital. Surviving are two sons and two daughters, Martin J. Nowosad, Jr. and his wife Janice, AuGres; Patricia A. Nowosad, Saginaw; Martha Miller and her husband Paul, East Tawas; Nicholas A. Nowosad and his wife Julie, Saginaw; seven grandchildren, Joseph, Michael, Peter, Paul, Elizabeth, Troy and Jacob; seven great-grandchildren, Kate, John, Sam, Christopher, Alexandra, Zoe and Mac; son-in-law, Michael J. Holley, Erie, Colorado; many nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy J. Holley, a grandson, John, and by four brothers and two sisters, Albin, Victoria, Edward, Floyd, Donald and Dolores. Honoring Mrs. Nowosad’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 17, 2010 at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Lawrence Pashak will officiate. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty) where the family will be present on Sunday from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. and at St. Agnes Catholic Church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Eastside Soup Kitchen.