The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Obituaries

March 26, 2014

Jennie ‘Jean’ Nardin Novak

Homemaker was longtime Masury-Brookfield resident

- — CHAMPION, Ohio – A funeral ceremony will be held Saturday for Jennie “Jean” Nardin Novak, formerly of Masury and Brookfield. She passed away Sunday evening, March 23, 2014, in Windsor House Nursing Home in Champion. She was 96.

Mrs. Novak was born Nov. 11, 1917, in Pittsfield, Mass., to George and Fannie Gillette Nardin.

Jean graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1935.

On May 24, 1948, she married Edward P. Novak Sr.

For the past 70-plus years, Jennie lived in Masury and then Brookfield.

She started employment in Pittsfield, working for American Sportswear Co. Later in Ohio, she worked at Westinghouse Electric before spending full time taking care of her children.

She was a great seamstress, superb baker and loved her gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward on Oct. 17, 1998; her brothers, Paul Nardin and George A. Nardin III; and her sisters, Camille Nardin and Madeline Groat.              

Surviving are: her three children, Priscilla and her husband Mel Warren, Cape Elizabeth, Maine; Edward P. Novak Jr. and his wife Susan, Warren, Ohio; and Joseph P. Novak, Youngstown; three grandchildren, Sarah Anderson, Laura Warren and Rachel Gulakowski; and three great-grandchildren, Sofie and Reid Anderson and Ava Ebel.

NOVAK

Mrs. Edward P. (Jennie “Jean” Nardin) Sr., 96, formerly of Masury and Brookfield.

Calling hours: Family and friends are invited to attend visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday (3-28-14) and 10 a.m. to time of service Saturday (3-29-14) in MADASZ CHAPEL OF LANE FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES, 6923 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield. Friends may send condolences at www.madaszchapel.com

Service: Funeral ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

Burial: Will follow next to her husband at Brookfield Township Cemetery.

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