Edward Noviski Jr., 54, of the town of Greenville, entered peacefully into eternal rest on December 14, 2018, with his family by his side after a courageous battle with Glioblastoma Multiforme (brain cancer).
Eddie was born on September 27, 1964 to Edward Noviski Sr. and the late Alice Stephens Noviski.
He was employed by Cal-Mart Enterprises as a heavy equipment and crane operating engineer. He was a member of IUOE Local 825 and the Middletown Elks.
Eddie enjoyed spending time with his dad, bellying up to the bar to share a “few cold ones” with friends, fishing, boating on the Hudson, Lake Wallenpaupak and Lake George on his boat appropriately named the Polish Prince, weekend getaways and traveling throughout the Caribbean, especially the beautiful island of Aruba that he considered his home away from home.
Eddie is survived by his wife, Tammy; father, Edward Noviski Sr.; Sister, Karen (Vince) Plocharczyk; brothers-in-law, Bill (Kathy) Petrick and Bob Petrick; nieces, Amy, Gina, Chrissy, Tina, Sarah; nephews, Willy & Johnny; his beloved cats, Toby, Ticia & Senor Gomez aka Fred and the most recent addition, pet pig Penelope; several uncles, aunts and cousins, especially Joe and Dave whom he loved like brothers and many wonderful friends.
He was predeceased by his mom, Alice Noviski and brother, Kurt Noviski.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 17th from 4-8pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Avenue, Florida, NY 10921.
A funeral service will be held 12noon Tuesday, December 18th at the funeral home.
Burial will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, Florida, NY.
A special “Thank You” to Dr. Ramaswamy, Ceil, Dr. Koulova, Dr. Eanelli and ORMC Cancer Center Radiation Team, ORMC Oncology Unit, Hospice of Orange County, Dr. Fakhoury, the wonderful staff of Valley View and family and friends who filled Eddies last months with support, kindness, love and laughter. Although time is measured in quantity, it is the quality of each day that will be remembered. Live each day to the fullest, laugh often and love unconditionally.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.