We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Vinson Funeral Home
Roger Nowicki, CPA, age 83, died peacefully on The Church’s Epiphany, January 2, 2022. He was born on August 15, 1938, to Judge Adam and Lillian Nowicki (nee Piotrowski). They lived in the Detroit area of Seven Mile and Vandyke until his family moved to 15908 Dublin Avenue in Birmingham, when his brother was starting high school. His father was a haberdasher, who returned to school to study law and become an attorney after his children were born. Adam also owned New Deal Grocery Store in Hamtramck where Roger worked when he was young. Roger was predeceased by his older brother, Kenneth. Roger was also close to his Uncle Al Piotrowski, who predeceased Roger as did his parents. In 1956, Roger graduated from University of Detroit Jesuit High School. He attended The University of Michigan and graduated from Cal State Northridge with a degree in accounting. Roger served in the US Naval Station in Long Beach California and remembered his time there fondly. Eventually, he moved to Tarpon Springs, Florida where he was a devoted and loving son to his mother, Lillian, in her older years. He is survived by his nephews, Michael Nowicki (Karen) and Charles Nowicki. Always fit and trim, he enjoyed taking daily five mile walks until a few short months before his death. Visitation is on, Thursday, January 6, from 2pm-4pm and 5-7pm at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, with a Rosary at 7pm. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ambrose Catholic parish, at 15020 Hampton, Grosse Pointe Park, MI, on Friday, January 7, at 11am. In lieu of flowers the family asks for any contributions to be made to the Solanus Casey Center, 1780 Mt. Elliot Street Detroit, MI 48027, www.Solanuscenter.org.
A graveside service will take place at 11:30, on Tuesday, January 18, at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens.