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“I literally just found out about Mark yesterday (9-29-17)....Shock!. So sad,so young,and a great soul. Only knowing Mark for a short time,while...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Gordon Yell - Easthampton, MA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts & prayers are with all who love Mark. He may be gone from this world, but he will shine on forever. I'm glad I got to know him so many...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Kristen & Chris McArthur - Putnam, CT


4 of 16 | Posted by: S/O Christopher Williams - MA

“I wish I could be there, but have no way. Also, I did not know him long, I did know him well. For the time that I did know him. I am glad that I had...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: S/O Christopher Williams - MA

“Dear Novak Family, We are so sorry about the loss of Mark. May God hold you close, comfort you gently, and carry you through. If you need...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Donna Snopkowski Family

“Mark was a sweetheart with a smile that lights up any room anyone's day. He had eyes that brought you places always somewhere else a dreamer!! The...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Aviva Edison - Worcester, MA

“My sincerest condolences to the Nowak family. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Deana Bandilla - Auburn, MA

“I am very sorry to hear and see this. Mark was a great person growing up. Always had a convo. We also played Lou gerhig together me on mallmstead...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: joe tolka - Worcester, MA

“Mark was a humble, talented ,musician and friend... a kindred spirit if ever there was one. Love and miss you, brother. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“I would like to offer my most sincere condolences to the family of a kind and talented man. I proudly share with Mark one of my fondest memories of...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Frank DiGioia - Worcester, MA

“Dear mark I'm so sad to hear about your passing.you were always a good friend of mine. we had a lot of great times growing up together hanging out...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: dan L - worcester, MA

“It saddens me to hear this news. I grew up on Lincoln Street and went to school with Mark. He was an amazing soul. My sincerest condolences to all of...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Luz Monfreda - Killeen, TX

“My sincere condolences to the Nowak family during this very tough time. I will always have great memories mark to look back at during our high school...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Bogdan Parzych - Worcester, MA

“My deepest condolences to the Nowak family during this difficult time. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis Cassidy - Hewitt, NJ

“Mrs. Nowak, Margaret, Pete and of course Maria,We are so very sorry to hear about the passing of Mark. Please know that we are praying for you all at...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Sharon and Lenny


Mark J. Nowak, 38, of Worcester passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 in UMass Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Ave., North. He is survived by his mother, Janina Nowak; his sister Margaret Nowak, brother Peter Nowak, and niece Maria Nowak, all of Worcester. He is predeceased by his father, Kazimierz Nowak.
Born in Worcester, Mr. Nowak attended St. Mary's School and Worcester Vocational Technical School. He worked for Abbvie Company with environmental services. He was a free spirit who was passionate about music and was an accomplished drummer. He also enjoyed writing fictional stories.
The funeral will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016 from HENRY - DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home will be on Thursday, September 15, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.