Walter Nowiski

Obituary of Walter E. Nowiski

Walter E. Nowiski, 91, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Faxton-St. Luke's Hospital in New Hartford. He was born in Lee Center on August 14, 1927, the son of the late George and Katherine Rogala Nowiski. On October 11, 1952, he was united in marriage to Margaret Shepard and they shared a blessed union of 66 years. Walt retired from Rome Cable Corp. after working there for many years. "Walt Whiskey" enjoyed woodworking, watching his favorite baseball team, the Boston Red Sox, and sipping on a cold beer. Surviving besides his loving wife, Margaret, are: two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Allan Brooks of Rome and Lori and Jerry Savoy of Vernon;his sister, Helen Tyler of Rome; seven grandchildren, Matthew (Jamie) Brooks, Meaghan (Eamonn) Murphy, Misty (Brock) Petrie, Carri (Zach) Merry and Katie (Corey) Savoy, Heather (fiancé Jason) Savoy and Brandon (fiancé Jenn) Savoy; three great-grandchildren, Baron, Alexa and Landon; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by: three sisters, Gladys Dutch, Nellie Brown and Sophie Bachman; and three brothers, John, Alex and Stanley. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Contributions in Walt's memory may be made to the Rome Humane Society, 6247 Lamphear Rd., Rome NY 13440.