1930 – 2017
It is with great sorrow to announce the passing of Joseph Nowek on January 21, 2017. Joseph was born August 28, 1930 in Edmonton, Alberta. He was raised in Hines Creek, AB and came to Vernon in 1947, with his predeceased parents John and Josephine Nowek.
He is survived by his loving wife, Grace of 61 years; (3) children: Edward Nowek of Surrey, BC; Dr. Gerald Nowek, M.D. (Griselda) of Ciudad Del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico and Marilyn Young (Bruce) of Maple Ridge, BC; (4) grandchildren: Justin Nowek of Gonzalez of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico; Jessica Nowek Gonzalez of Vernon, BC; Fraser and Kaylin Young of Maple Ridge, BC and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
We would like to thank Dr. Gilhooly and for the compassionate care that Joseph received by the extraordinary 6th floor Nursing Staff at VJH.
Memorial Services were held January 25, 2017 at Alternative Funeral Services.
Dad, your legacy shall continue for time and all eternity, because your principals that you instilled in those of us in this lineage of Nowek, to be hard working, honest, respectful and a man of your word. For these attributes, we are eternally grateful, and we shall continue to instill these fine attributes for generations to come. Amen.