Nowinsky Edward Obit Nov 12, 2002
Edward Nowinsky Edward "Eddy" Nowinsky, 77, of Blairsville, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, in Conemaugh Valley Hospital, in Johnstown. He was born June 13, 1925, in Grafton, BlacklickTownship, a son of John and Sophie Dickton Nowinsky. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Blairsville. Mr. Nowinsky was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Navy. Prior to his retirement in 1984, he was employed by Westinghouse Specialty Metals, in Blairsville. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Celeste R. Wick Nowinsky, whom he married May 15, 1947; two daughters: Kathleen "Kathy" Nowinsky and Karen Nowinsky, both of Blairsville; three sisters; Josephine "Josie" Nowinsky and Sophie Cramer, both of Biairsville; and Viola Phillippi, of Jeannette. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Elsie Romansky; and a brother, John R. Nowinsky. The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Shoemaker Funeral Home, Inc., in Blairsville. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home Thursday at 11 a.m. by Mr. K. Elliott Cramer. Interment will follow in the Blairsville Cemetery.