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Marilyn  Novak
Women's Clothing Buyer for May Company in Cleveland
Age 85
Born: June 24, 1935   Died: July 28, 2020

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Marilyn Novak (nee Chick), 85, of Vermilion, passed away at her home Tuesday July 28, 2020 following a brief battle with cancer.

She was born June 24, 1935, the daughter of the late Steve and Marie (nee Nagy) Chick.

Marilyn graduated from Lorain High School, attended college for one year in Chicago and another year in New York studying fashion design and merchandising.  After college, she was hired by the May Company Department Store in downtown Cleveland as an assistant buyer of better women’s clothing.  Later, she met the love of her life and soul mate Steve where the were then married and she became a full-time wife, mother, and outstanding cook.

She is survived by her daughter Tracy Novak of Lorain, son Steve (Cindy) Novak of Florida, granddaughter Gabrielle Novak of Florida, grandson Zachary Novak of Florida, sisters Darlene (Al) Lewandowski of Florida and Vicki (Bob) Moore of Texas, a niece and several nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Stephen G. Novak on January 31, 2013 and her parents.

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Private family funeral services will be held.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Operation Smile, 3641 Faculty Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA  23453, or the American Cancer Society, 555 Frantz Rd, Dublin, OH 43017.