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John Edward Novak

June 12, 1940 ~ June 2, 2022 (age 81)


John Edward Novak, 81, of Grindstone, PA passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2022.

He was born on June 12, 1940, in United, Pa.

John was preceded in death by his parents John, Sr. and Agnes (Depto) Novak, his daughter Jody Alisa Novak and his daughter-in-law Janice Lynn Novak.

He was an active member of the Grindstone Lions Club, and a member of Saint Cecilia R.C. Church, Grindstone, PA.  His hobbies were farming and traveling with his wife.

John will be sadly missed by his wife of 51 years, Karen Joyce and his son Jason John Novak. His aunt Peg Depto and numerous cousins.  

Family and friends will be received from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 9:00 pm on Sunday, June 5, 2022, in the Novak Funeral Home, 515 Front Street, Brownsville, PA. and Monday, June 6, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 am the hour of service with the Rev. Roger Diehl officiating. Burial will be private in the Middle Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, PA.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in John’s name may be made to Fayette Friends of Animals 223 Searights Herbert Road, P.O. Box 1282 Uniontown, PA 15401.

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