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January 21, 2018

Donald K. Nowakowski – Rostraver Township

obits_Donald K. NowakowskiDonald K. Nowakowski, 85, of Rostraver Township, died at home on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Born in Butler on Nov. 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 Township. 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, 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 Nowakowski, 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; brothers, William Nowakowski and Gerald Nowakowski. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in JAMES C. STUMP FUNERAL HOME INC., 580 Circle Drive, Belle Vernon/Rostraver Township, 724-929-7934,, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday 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.