OBITUARY

John Anthony Nowakowski

October 26, 1947July 17, 2019

John A. Nowakowski, 71, of New Sewickley Township, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. He was born October 26, 1947 in Carrick, son of the Ernest Thomas and Grace Agnes (Yasadobich) Nowakowski. John proudly served his country with the U.S. Army, 1st Air Calvary Division during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Vietnam Campaign Medal with Two O/S Bars; Combat Infantry Badge; the Vietnam Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal and a Purple Heart. He was a member of the Rochester VFW. John was a Roman Catholic in faith. After his honorable discharge, John began a long and rewarding career with the U.S. Postal Service where he retired as a Mail Handler from the Pittsburgh NDC. Family was very important to John. He is survived by his wife: Karen Lindsay, New Sewickley Township; two step-sons and daughters-in-law: Jon (Jess) DeHaven, Charlotte, NC; Lee (Dana) DeHaven, Conway; a grandson: Caleb DeHaven (son of Lee and Dana). In honor of his wishes, cremation arrangements are by the SAUL-GABAUER FUNERAL HOME, INC., Rochester. A Committal Service with honors will beheld 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Veterans National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA. On line condolences may be offered at www.saul-gabauer.com

Services

  • Committal Service Military Honors Friday, August 23, 2019

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