Obituary of Walter G. Nowak
Three Rivers--Walter G. Nowak, 58, passed away on July 9th, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. Walter was born on November 17th, 1962 to the late Thaddeus and Gloria (MacKay) Nowak. Walter was born in Palmer and raised in Three Rivers, where he enjoyed playing baseball and hockey with the neighborhood kids and on the Palmer teams. His love for sports carried on through the years, teaching his Grandson Camden, how to play baseball and hockey, where they would play for hours. Walter loved watching the light of his life playing the sports he so enjoyed. Walter also enjoyed going to the races at Lebanon Valley Speedway, with his wife and special friends every Saturday night.
Walter worked most of his life at Monson Developmental Center and then at Pope Francis Preparatory School, where he made many friends at both. Most of these friends talked about Walter's infectious smile and fun natured personality. Walter will be deeply missed by his wife of 20 years, Debra (LaPlante) and his daughter Jessica Kimball and his most treasured grandson Camden Kimball. The love Papa and Camden had for one another was such a special bond. Walter also leaves a special life long friend Joseph Sawicki and godson Christopher Sawicki. Also several very special cousins.
Visitation will be from 1:00pm-3:00pm on Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at Beers and Story Palmer Funeral Home,1475 N. Main St. followed by a funeral home service beginning at 3:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at North Brookfield Bank for Camden Kimball's college fund.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Walter Nowak, please visit Tribute Store