Edna May Irene Novakowski (Hadley) passed away peacefully on Sunday September 4, 2022 at Rivercrest Care Center in Fort Saskatchewan at 66 years of age. She was a loving wife to Edward Novakowski, dear mother to Michael and Steven of Fort Saskatchewan. She is predeceased by her parents Olga and Douglas Hadley, her brothers Bert and Harold Hadley. She is survived by her sons Michael (Michelle) and Steven, Grandsons Parker and Keaton, siblings Richard Hadley, Jean Hadley, Reg (Lil) Hadley, Joyce (Wayne) Corbett, Tom Hadley.
Edna was born on March 23, 1956, in Westlock, Alberta and grew up on a farm near Linaria, Alberta. She moved to Edmonton, Alberta where she worked at Crosstown Motors and met her future husband, Edward Novakowski. They were married on April 8, 1978. Soon after Michael and Steven were born and they relocated to Fort Saskatchewan Alberta in the fall of 1980.
Edna loved being around the baseball diamonds, hockey rinks and football fields watching her sons and grandsons. She found enjoyment on the golf course, and traveling with her clogging friends. Edna had a love of flowers and painting. In recent years she challenged herself to learn Turkish. When at home she would enjoy cooking for and spending time with her family.
“Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment”
– Author Unknown
She will be truly missed.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Serenity Funeral Service – Fort Saskatchewan – 780-998-1422