41, of Old Bridge, formerly of Bayonne, passed away unexpectedly on June 14. Born in Poland, Rafal emigrated to the United States as a child where he lived in Bayonne for most of his life before settling in Old Bridge six years ago. He was employed as a supervisor with Kinder Morgan Inc., in Perth Amboy for many years. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Joanna (Leszczynska) Nowak; children, Emily and Matthew; mother Krystyna (Karpiej); father Jan Nowak; brother Daniel; maternal grandparents, Waclaw and Stanislaw (Mitrus) Karpiej; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Tamara (Kiryluk) and Victor Leszczynski; two brothers-in-law, Adam and Tadeusz Leszczynski; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Funeral arrangements by DWORZANSKI & SON Funeral Home, 20 E. 22nd St.