GRAND ISLAND —
Mary M. (nee Pitonyak) Nowak entered into rest on December 27, 2013. Born on August 19, 1937. She was a resident of Grand Island.
Beloved wife of Leo J. Nowak, Jr. Adored mother of Leo J. (Mary Jane) Nowak III, Ann N. (Richard) Maurer, Thomas G. (Kelly) and James S. Nowak. Cherished grandmother of Brian Maurer, Abigale Nowak, Jason Maurer, Isabelle and Caroline Nowak, Morgan and Garrett Haynes, Mark, Robert and Alicia Feldhousen. Sister of John (Angela) Pitonyak, Margaret (Fred) Forrester, Barbara (Michael) Trubisky and the late Dorothy (survived by husband Edwin) Podsiadlo. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and relatives. Daughter of the late John and Anna Pitonyak. Cherished friend of Priscilla Nash.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 6-8 PM and on Wednesday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the Kaiser Funeral Home, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 AM at St. Stephen's Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
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