The family of Chester Anthony Novakowski is saddened to announce his passing on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the age of 86 years.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Anne of 62 years; children: AnneMarie (Mel) Wilson, Bonnie (Reg) Nicol, Gerald (Laura) Novakowski, Carrie (Harry) Mydlak, along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He will be dearly missed by his sisters: Annie, Stella, and Bonnie.
He was predeceased by his sons: Ronald and Edward; grandson, Noah and nine siblings.
Chester was known for his selfless, unending commitment to his family and community. His kindness, love, strength, steadfastness, quick wit, and sense of humor will live on with those who knew and loved him.
A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, October 7, 2019 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 13131 86 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the same location.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to The Sisters of Charity Notre-Dame d’Evron, 3005 119 Street NW, Edmonton, T6J 5R5.
A special thanks to all the staff at St. Michael’s Extended Care Centre for the love and compassionate care they gave to dad and to our family.