RAYMOND J. NOWAK
Raymond J. Nowak, age 97, of Toledo’s Point Place Shoreland community, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center. He was born September 11, 1921, in Toledo, to Vincent J. and Victoria (Mikolyczyk) Nowak. Raymond served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard. Raymond retired from the Toledo Police Department in 1982, at the rank of lieutenant.
An avid photographer, upon his retirement he opened Sunburst Photography. Raymond was the photographer for the former Point Place Herald newspaper. He held membership in the Point Place Business Association, Fraternal Order of Police and American Legion Post 512. Raymond was past president of the Central Catholic High School Band Boosters. He was active with the Lucas County Republican Party, as a member of the central committee. Raymond was a parishioner of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 68 years, Irene; children, James (Brenda) Nowak, Victoria (Phillip) King, Ken (Karen) Nowak and Terri (Dan) Diers; grandchildren, Heather (Dan), Michelle (Brent), Melanie (Nathan), Katie, Danielle, Haley, Casey and Jason; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Victoria, Layla, Mia and Landon; brother, Clemens Nowak, and sister, Eleanor Ernest. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Chester Nowak, and sister, Ursula Nowak.
Family and friends visited Friday, March 15, from 3 to 8 p.m., at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit Street, Toledo, with a scripture service at 7 p.m. Visitation continued on Saturday, March 16, in the funeral home from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Services began in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m., and continued with the Funeral Mass in St. John the Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Interment followed in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Please share condolences at www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.