Jeanette “Jenny” Nowakowski, age 60, of Toledo, passed away unexpectedly Monday, September 10, 2018 at home. She was born February 15, 1958 to Arthur and Mary Lee (Morgan) Godfrey in Toledo. Jenny worked at Fed Ex for over 15 years. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Rossford #2322. Jenny liked gardening, crafting, jewelry making, and playing card and dice games. She had a love of animals, especially dogs and cats. Jenny enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Ann Passeff; son, Shawn Swaney, July 14, 2018. Jenny is survived by her husband, Jim Nowakowski; daughter, Kelly (Jim) Sorah; grandchildren, Samantha, Abby, Jasmine, Summer and Sophia; siblings, Art (Pam) Godfrey, Connie (Karl) Froehlich, John (Debbie) Godfrey and Beth (Mike) Frontine; brother-in-law, Ron Passeff; former spouse and friend, Mike Yaw; his mother, Betty Yaw; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
A Celebration of Life for Jenny will be held Saturday, September 15th, 2018 from 1 - 4:00 p.m. at Tekela's, 5147 Main St., Sylvania, Ohio 43560. Newcomer – Northwest Chapel, Toledo (419-473-0300) assisted the family with professional services.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions in honor of Jenny are asked to consider Suicide Prevention or NAMI.
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