Elsie M. (Holt) Novak

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Elsie M. (Holt) Novak, 90, of North Versailles, passed away Friday, December 14 2018. She was born April 23, 1928 in North Versailles, a daughter of the late Harry A. and Hilda M. (Herrmann) Holt and was also preceded in death by her husband Victor A. Novak; a son James H. Novak; and her sister Virginia J. Holt. She was a graduate of East McKeesport High School, attended Westminster College and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. She was a retired French and English school teacher for the McKeesport Area School District. Elsie was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Versailles and the Women of the ELCA. She loved gardening and traveling.

She is survived by her son John E. Novak and his wife Lora; her daughter-in-law Mary Anne Novak; her grandchildren Brittany Novak, Janine (Matt) Then, Bryce Novak, Sara (Adam) Maloney, and Benjamin (Noemie) Novak; and her great-grandsons Nathan and Joshua Then. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment will follow in Jefferson memorial Park. In lieu of flowers a contribution may be made to St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lincoln Highway, North Versailles PA 15137, or Ma's Pantry care of her church. For online condolences please visit snyderfuneralservices.com

Originally published December 15, 2018.

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