Joseph Nowak

Born: Mon., Apr. 5, 1926
Died: Sat., Jan. 24, 2015


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
Location: Robert F. Mulcahy Funeral Home

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM, Wed., Jan. 28, 2015
Location: Graef Evangelical Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Wed., Jan. 28, 2015
Location: Graef Evangelical Lutheran Church

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NOWAK----Joseph S., 88, Central City, died January 24, 2015. Born April 5, 1926, the son of Julian and Sophie Nowak. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Steve, John and Stanley; and sisters, Helen and Sister Marie O.S.F. Survived  by wife of 64 years, the former Dorothy A. Balog; children, Debra (Rudolf) Acs, Friedens; Cynthia Hunt, Central City; and Ronald (Marie), North Carolina; 6 grandsons, 2 great-grandsons, 1 great-granddaughter and a number of nieces and nephews. Joseph was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a former coal miner and retired mechanic with the Quigley Company, Old Bridge, New Jersey. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mulcahy Funeral Home, Central City and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Graef Lutheran Church, Cairnbrook, Pastor Lois Ryan officiating. Committal, McGregor Cemetery. Graveside military rites by the Central City American Legion and VFW Posts. To correspond with the Nowak family online, please visit

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Elizabeth (Baszak) Hagan
   Posted Sun January 25, 2015
My deepest sympathies are with all of you: Aunt Dorothy, Debbie, Cindy & Ronnie on the loss of Uncle Joe- he was a really nice man and I loved his laugh. Beth

JR and Vanessa Gardner and family
   Posted Mon January 26, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Please let us know if we be of assistance. God Bless.

John & Colleen Acs
   Posted Mon January 26, 2015
Our deepest sympathy to all the Nowak Family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Tim & Brenda Custer
   Posted Tue January 27, 2015
Our deepest sympathies to you Deb and your entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.

Donald & Carolyn Grunden
   Posted Tue January 27, 2015
Cindy and Jeff please except our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

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