Food Culinary 16

Raymond J. Nowak

November 2, 2021


Peacefully, on November 2, 2021, at home. Cherished husband of Linda [Jarosz] Nowak, beloved father of Raymond Jr. "RJ" of Colorado; dear son of the late John and Josephine [Darlak] Nowak, loving brother of the late Lorraine (Ted) Karpiec, son-in-law of Theresa [Glomb] Jarosz and the late Joseph Jarosz, Sr., brother-in-law of Joseph Jarosz, Jr., Genene (Peter) Crofut and Gretchen (Sean) Hicks. He is also survived by his cousin, Norman Wesley, of whom he shared a special relationship and many loving nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends. 

Ray was loving retired life in Lewiston, NY. He was born in Buffalo, NY and retired from the Optical industry in 2012 after 56 yrs. He was a talented musician and artist. He loved to entertain friends & family with his exceptional cooking skills and knowledge of fine wines. Raymond was a unique and endearing character that was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished. 

Everyone is invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at St. Peter's Church, 620 Center Street, Lewiston, NY. 

Donations, in lieu of flowers may be made in Raymond's name to the Lewiston Council on the Arts, Lewiston Fire Co. #1 or to a charity of your choice. 

Arrangements are being made through the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, Lewiston, NY. 

To send flowers to Raymond's family, please visit our floral store.


Mass of Christian Burial
December 4, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Peter's R.C. Church
620 Center Street
Lewiston, NY 14092

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