Nicholas J. Rewa, age 62, of Dorr, died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Faith Hospice - Trillium Woods facility in Byron Center. He was a creative inventor and understood the art of repurposing before the rest of the world caught on. He loved the outdoors, working with his hands, problem solving, quoting lines from his favorite movies and laughing with others. He was preceded in death by his parents Francis and Clare Rewa and his brother-in-law, Christopher Althouse. He will be missed by his brothers Pat (Marcia) Rewa, Don (Cathy) Rewa, Charlie (Carrie Stoehr) Rewa, Marty (Mary) Rewa; sisters Mary F. Rewa, Katie (Ron) Weber, C. Lee (Mike) Pavlak, Helene (Dan) McNeilly, Therese C. (Mark) Lamport; aunts Florence Squire, Agnes Lenhart, Alyce Rewa; uncle, Garnie Lain and special family friends Kraig and Denise Stephenson. Nick was beloved by his many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family is grateful for the many caregivers who kindly supported Nick over the years – friends and neighbors, the Holland Hospital Home Health Care team, the staff at Heritage Life and Rehab and the Faith Hospice team.
His family will greet visitors from 4 - 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home – Dorr Chapel, 4330 18th St., Dorr, MI with a Scripture Service and shared tributes at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at St. Mary’s Visitation Catholic Church with Father Stephen J. Rodrigo and Father Christopher Derda presiding. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Visitation/New Salem Cemetery.
In memory of Nick, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Visitation Parish or Faith Hospice.
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St. Mary's Visitation Church
2459 - 146th Ave., Byron Center MI 49315
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