John Nowak

Obituary of John Michael Nowak

John M. Nowak, age 59 of Sweet Valley, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Wilkes-Barre on July 23, 1962 and was the son of the late Julius and Helen Subarton Nowak. John worked for Phoenix Truck Bodies, Nanticoke for 14 years, and then subcontracted with PPL for 11 years. He loved to go to the beach and going on road trips; and enjoyed working on cars and doing building projects with his son, especially building their dune buggy together. John was a loving husband and father. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, David and Stephen Nowak. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Karen Nowak; son, John Nowak, Jr. and partner Julia Newberry of Sweet Valley; sisters, Patricia Baran and Dorothy Koprowski; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 118 and 29, Pikes Creek, with Pastor Carol Folk, Loyalville United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM before the service at the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made to the Sweet Valley Fire Department, 5383 Main Rd, Sweet Valley, PA 18656 or the Rescue Warriors Cat Rescue, 539 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston, PA 18643. Online condolences can be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com
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Saturday
29
January

Visitation

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
29
January

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
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