1931 Donald 2017

Donald K. Nowakowski

November 10, 1931 — July 12, 2017

Donald K. Nowakowski, 85, of Rostraver Township, died at home on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.  Born in Butler on November 10, 1931, he was the son of the late Peter and Mona (Hawks) Nowakowski.

Don was a self-employed businessman, operating the D & S Market in Rostraver Twp.  He was a very faithful member of Fells United Methodist Church.  He was a loving husband and kind-hearted father who was generous to all.

He is survived by his children, Cynthia (Fred) Greenwood, Sandra Hoffman, Donald (Debbie) Nowakowski, Laurie (Andy) Meshanko, Ronald (Tina) Nowakowski, Scott (Missy) Nowakowski; grandchildren, Kelli Jo Greenwood (John) Mauro, Ronald A. Nowakowski Jr., Joseph E. Nowakowski, A. J. Meshanko Jr., Adam D. Meshanko, Luke D. Meshanko, Lilyann J. Meshanko; great-grandson, Kyle Greenwood; brother, Daryl (Karen) Nowakowski; sister, B. K. Randolph & John McPherson; sisters-in-law, Judy Nowakowsk, Freda (Fred) Allen, Linda (Burke) Sinclair; sister-in-law, Pam (Mark) Shepler; brother-in-law, Bill (Susie) Chapman; and his special and dear friend, Dolores Neth.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his loving wife, Shirley Chapman Nowakowski; grandson, Tim Greenwood; son-in-law, Jimmy Hoffman; brothers, William Nowakowski and Gerald Nowakowski.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Belle Vernon/Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Funeral service will be held on Monday at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Bruce Merritt officiating.  Interment will follow in Fells Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Fells United Methodist Church, 1268 Fells Church Road, Belle Vernon, PA  15012.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Fells United Methodist Church
1268 Fells Church Road, Belle Vernon PA 15012



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