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Dolores E. (Nowakowski) House, 86, passed away on February 28, 2018 at Jeanne's House at Northgate Health Care Facility. A Niagara Falls native who attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1948. She also graduated from Bryant & Stratton in Buffalo, NY and was employed as a stenographer and executive secretary at E.I. Dupont deNemours Company for eight years and at Bell Aerospace Textron Company for twenty-two years.
She was an active parishioner of the former Our Lady of the Rosary Church and served as a Trustee until it's closing. She was the daughter of the late John and MaryAnna (Rak) Nowakowski. She was predeceased by her husband, William E. House, in 1993 after forty years of marriage.
Dolores was very family oriented and this gave her the most pleasure in life and she will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. She loved cooking for the family gatherings and her latest pastime of knitting for Roswell Parks afghan program.
Surviving are two sons, David A. House and Derek J. Hous and stepson, William E. (Joyce) House, Jr. She was the grandmother of her beloved grandchildren, Matthew J. (Dara) House, Kelsey A. House and Kevin D. House. She is also survived by several dear nieces, nephews and dear cousins in Rochester, NY and New York City. She was the sister of the late Felicia(John) Petrunick, Adolph (Caroline) Nowakowski and Leonard (Katherine) Nowakowski.
In Accordance with Dolores's wishes, her body was donated to the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the State University of Buffalo. Dolores's family would like to send a special and heartfelt Thank You to the staff at Jeanne's House at Northgate Health Care Facility, for the care Dolores received.
A Memorial Mass will be held 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 14th at St. Mary's of the Cataract R.C. Church, 259 4th Street, Niagara Falls, NY with Reverend Jacek Mazur officiating. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. Donations in her memory may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094-1231 or St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Visit zajacfuneralhomeinc.com for online condolences.
Published on March 3, 2018
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