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Anne F. (Kaczmarczyk) Nowak

March 25, 1960 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 60)


Anne F. Nowak, 60, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 in her residence, surrounded by her family.


Anne was born on March 25, 1960 in South Bend to Casimer and Rose (Penkala) Kaczmarczyk.  She was employed by the Fort Wayne – South Bend Diocese as a substitute teacher and also worked at Stitch N Time and Hanna’s House.  Annie volunteered as the bulletin editor for Our Lady of Hungary parish for 15 years, also was a softball and volleyball coach at Our Lady.  She enjoyed crocheting and donated 33 baptismal gowns to whomever was in need. 


On May 31, 1980 she married Phillip Nowak who survives along with 4 sons Phillip Thomas Nowak, Aaron (Shannon) Nowak, Christian Nowak, and Samuel Nowak, 3 grandsons Willem, Magnus, and Cormac, 4 sisters Rosemary Sayer, Evelyn (Phil Wieczorek) Smead, Miriam (Thomas) Manley, and Lori (Patrick) Nowak, and a brother Casimer “Duke” Kaczmarczyk.  Annie was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers Thomas Kaczmarczyk and William Kaczmarczyk.


The family would like to express their thanks to Premier Internal Medicine, Michiana Hemotology / Oncology, St. Joseph Regional Med Center, Davita Dialysis, and Heart to Heart Hospice.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am Friday, October 9, 2020 in Our Lady of Hungary Church.  Cremation will follow.  Visitation will take place from 4-8 Thursday in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue.  Social distancing guidelines will be enforced.  Viewing is possible through our webcast.  Please visit, click on join a meeting, 574-287-7125 is meeting ID number.   In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Northern Indiana Food Bank.  To leave an online condolence, visit our website or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home.

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October 8, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

Mass of Christian Burial
October 9, 2020

11:00 AM
Our Lady Of Hungary
829 W Calvert Street
South Bend, IN 46613


Northern Indiana Food Bank
702 Chapin Street, South Bend IN 46601

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