|Birth: ||Jun. 23, 1987|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 2010|
Noah E. "Bird" Noah E. "Bird" McFadden, age 23, of Sylvania, OH, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2010 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on June 27, 1987 in Toledo, OH to Scott and Marge (Napierala) McFadden. Noah was a 2005 graduate of Sylvania Southview High School. He worked for 3 years as a radiology tech assistant for the UT Medical Center, and would have graduated in December from Owens Community College with a degree in criminal justice. He was a Brother of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Noah was a talented and competitive athlete and former Toledo Blade "Athlete of the Week", who played soccer throughout high school for Southview, as well as for Heidleberg College, Pace-setter and the Greater Toledo Futbol Club. He also played adult men's softball with the B'Nai Brith Summer League, and was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan. He loved singing and dancing and was a member of the Southview Symphonic Choir while a student there. Noah enjoyed snowboarding, wakeboarding, watching movies, and hanging out with friends. He cared deeply for people, offering his time to volunteer for those in need. He was "a great kid" who will be dearly missed by his family and friends. In addition to his parents, Scott and Marge, Noah is survived by his sister, Laura (Joseph) Boes of Toledo; grandparents, Helen Napierala of Sylvania and Henry and Florence McFadden of Toledo; aunts, Pat Napierala of Toledo and Annette Napierala of Lambertville, MI; uncle, Ralph (Sandra) Napierala of Greenville, SC; nieces, Isabella and Ava Boes, and cousins, Sara, Stephanie, Katie and Kristin. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Edward Napierala; and cousin, Bob Napierala. Family and friends may visit on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. in the Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114-128 E. Alexis Rd. Funeral Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Larry Carey presiding. Interment will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Toledo Humane Society, or any Key Bank to the "Noah McFadden Scholarship Fund" which will be awarded to a deserving high school senior. Please view and share condolences and memories at: www.sujkowski.com
****Toledo Blade October 21, 2010*****************
Detroit Avenue was closed early Thursday between Alexis and Telegraph roads after a car and a pickup truck collided, killing three people and injuring two on Detroit just south of Alexis, authorities said.
Killed were three car passengers, two of whom were cousins.
Killed were cousins Bryan Richardson, 20, of Toledo and Bradley Richardson, Jr., 21, of Toledo, and another passenger, Noah McFadden, 23, of Sylvania.
They were pronounced dead at the scene.
Both drivers were injured. Paul Never, 68, of Ottawa Lake, Mich., the driver of the pickup truck, was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. Noel Papenfuse, 21, of Toledo, the driver of the car, also was taken to Mercy St. Vincent for treatment.
Mr. Never and Mr. Papenfuse both were listed in serious condition Thursday morning. Their family members declined to comment through a hospital spokesperson.
According to a Toledo Police traffic report, Mr. Papenfuse was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix southbound on North Detroit Avenue about 2 a.m. Thursday when Mr. Never was driving a Chevy Silverado pickup truck and pulled out of a parking lot at Club Chablis Inc., 5405 N. Detroit Ave., to turn northbound on North Detroit.
Mr. Never's pickup truck was struck by Mr. Papenfuse's vehicle.
Police believe speed appeared to be a factor for Mr. Papenfuse's vehicle.
Police also said alcohol may have been a factor for both drivers in the incident.
After the collision, the Papenfuse vehicle slid sideways and struck a curb, then a pole, before coming to a rest. Mr. Never's pickup rolled over and came to a rest.
The pickup spilled fluid onto the roadway in the crash. Detroit between Alexis and Telegraph roads was closed most of Thursday morning.
The accident is under investigation.
Ottawa Hills Memorial Park
Created by: Karen
Record added: Oct 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60406669
I hope you boys are taking care of each other up there. Life is empty without our boys here, the 3 of you will be loved and missed forever.|
Added: Feb. 26, 2011