Ronald S. Nowicki "Papa Ron" Age 73 May 4, 2013
Ronald was the loving husband of Rosemary. He was predeceased by his daughter Laura and is survived by his children; Kevin (Patty), Paul (Robin), Jim (Mary), Jennifer (Mark), Ronnie (Donna), Colleen (Denny) and 16 grandchildren; Danny, Megan, Michael, Adam, Molly, Felicia, Rachel, Caitlyn, Maria, Jamie, Mitchell, David, Kelsie, Andrew, Danielle and Caroline.
Ron and Rosemary were married for over 53 years. He retired as a Sergeant from the Detroit Police Dept after 27 years of service and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He served his country as a Sailor in the US Navy from 1956-1960.
Papa Ron treasured his family. He gave them their roots and their wings. He taught them how to love, honor and respect each other and to have no regrets. Ron was a man of utmost integrity, loyalty and faith. He enjoyed a great game of golf, fun at the casino, playing cards, backgammon and vacationing in Virginia Beach with his entire family. Ron loved a good political debate.
He is loved and will be remembered by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice.
Visitation will take place at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. Livonia, MI on Mon, May 6, 2-9 pm with a rosary at 7pm. Mass at St. Mary's of Redford on Tues. May 7, 11am, in state at 10am. For more information go to www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com