Irvin John Nowicki, 76 years old, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022.
Irvin was born February 22, 1946 in South Bend to the late Casimir and Lillie (Przybysz) Nowicki. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Chuck.
Left to share the memory of Irvin is his loving wife, Rose Nowicki; sons, John (Tracey Mendenhall) Nowicki, Gary (Terri) Nowicki; step-daughter Rebecca (Michael) Montano; sisters, Susan (Larry) Fuchs, Lillie (Terry) Goralski; multiple grandchildren; great grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews.
Irvin proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. where he served in Vietnam and was a Purple Heart recipient. Irvin worked for nearly 30 years as a Firefighter before retirement. After retiring, he worked as a school bus driver for the South Bend School Corp. He loved his time there and enjoyed all the children he met. He was a life member of the American Legion Post 284, a member of the National Rifle Association, and was a former President of the Firefighters Union Local 362. He enjoyed working in his garden, riding his motorcycle with friends, cooking, shooting at targets, being outside, and especially spending time with his dogs. One of his favorite past times was fishing. Above all, he loved his family dearly.
Visitation for Irvin will be Friday, September 16, 2022 from 10:00am to 12:00pm with a memorial service starting at 12:00pm all at St. Joseph Funeral Home, 824 S. Mayflower Rd.
Donations in honor of Irvin John Nowicki may be made to the Heart to Heart Hospice, 620 W Edison Rd #122, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
Heart to Heart Hospice
620 W Edison Rd #122, Mishawaka IN 46545