Bruce D. Nowakowski, Sr., 68, of Pennellville, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday. Born in Syracuse to Edward and Dorothy Nowakowski, Bruce retired after 30 years from New Process Gear. He was predeceased by his father, Edward. Bruce will be greatly missed and always remembered as a loving father by his children, Bruce D. Nowakowski, Jr. of Virginia Beach, Terri and Elizabeth Nowakowski of Fulton and Paul Nowakowski of Pennellville; grandchildren, Makalia, Ethan, Giovanni and Alexandra; mother, Dorothy Nowakowski of Syracuse; siblings, Wayne (Anne) Nowakowski of Clay and Ken (Kim) Nowakowski of N. Syracuse; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are Wednesday, November 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a service to immediately follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Burial with military honors to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.