Gillooly Funeral Home

126 Walpole Street, Norwood, MA


Winnifred Viola Nowak

December 31, 1921November 19, 2019

Winnifred Viola (Tamulinas) Nowak, of Norwood, MA passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the age of 97. Born on December 31, 1921 in Brockton, MA she was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Kundzicz) Tamulinas. Winnifred grew up in Brockton before moving to Norwood as a teenager and graduated from Norwood High School. After graduation, she pursued a career in cosmetology and attended Wilfred Academy of Hair & Beauty in Boston. Winnifred was the proud owner of Styles Unlimited in Norton, MA for 10 years and instructor at Wilfred Academy of Hair & Beauty and Bojack Academy of Beauty Culture in Boston. Winnifred was also a talented artist and member of the Norwood Art Association. She made beautiful drawings and oil paintings that will be on display at her memorial service. Winnifred volunteered at the Norwood Food Pantry and in her spare time she loved to read and spend time with her family.

She was the loving mother of Gregory Nowak & his fiancé Juliet Cardinale of Norwood. Cherished grandmother of Christopher Cardinale of Attleboro, Ashley Cook & her husband Rodgers Cox of GA and great-grandmother of Michael Cole Cardinale and Ivy Laurene Cox. She was the sister of the late Ralph Tamulinas.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Life Celebration on Saturday, November 30th at 12Noon in the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street, Norwood. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Winnifred’s name can be made to Norwood Food Pantry, 150 Chapel Street Norwood, MA 02062.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 30, 2019


Winnifred Viola Nowak

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