Adopted Lewis Avenue Baptist Church, Sunday school teacher, 83, has passed away

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Earl A. (Thomas) Nowak Death – Obituary – Cause of Death : Earl A. (Thomas) Nowak, 83, was born May 4, 1938 to Harold and Eleanor (Grimm) Thomas at Mt Pleasant, PA. He was adopted at a later date by George Nowak.

Earl A. (Thomas) Nowak attended Libbey high school in 1956. He then gained employment at the former Gerity-Schultz Corp where he worked for 36 years before retiring in 2001.

He was a past advisor with Junior Achievement and past member of the Toledo Roadrunners, past UAW and Teamster member. He also Served 8 years with the Navy reserve and was discharged in 1963.

Earl A. (Thomas) Nowak was a member of Lewis Avenue Baptist Church since 1980, a past usher and Sunday school teacher. He loved the out-doors and enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing his violin, painting, reading his sci-fi novels, and enjoying all of his grandchildren. sadly he passed away on July 15, 2021.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carol (Rozanski) Nowak; brother, Daun (Sue) Nowak; children, Lisa Nowak-Clark, Shannon (Thomas) Griffin, Veronica (Rick) Yancy, Leah (Steve) Worley; and 16 grandchildren.

Family and friends may gather at the Newcomer Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Road, Toledo, Ohio 43623, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Steve Hobbins officiating.