ALBANY – Edward F. Nowak, 87, of Albany, died Friday, July 20, 2012 with his family by his side. Mr. Nowak was born in Albany, and lived here all his life. He served in the U.S. Navy Seabees during World War II, and after the war attended Siena College. He was employed for a time in his father’s masonry business, and then was employed by the Internal Revenue Service for over 40 years. He also helped at his son’s business, Bob’s Body & Fender for over 20 years.
Mr. Nowak is survived by his beloved wife Wanda M. Nowak; his son and daughter in law Robert and Paula Nowak of Albany; his grandson Justin Nowak, and his granddaughter Jenah Nowak; and by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters Eleanor Nowak and Theresa Nowak.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Tuesday morning at 8:15, and from there to All Saints Catholic Church, Homestead St., Albany at 9:00. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Monday from 6-8 p.m. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont. The family suggests memorial contributions to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205. To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.