Judith Novak

Judith A. Novak (nee Hanyzewski), 77, of North Riverside, died on Nov. 14, 2018. 

Born on Jan. 31, 1941 in Berwyn, she was a retired school secretary. Ms. Novak was a member of the Mater Christi Women’s Guild, the Riverside Township Mental Health Board, and the Helping Hand Parent Association. She enjoyed crafting, crocheting and reading. 

Ms. Novak was the mother of Christopher and Cathleen (James) Vejr; the grandmother of James (Morgan Maxwell), Nicholas and Elizabeth; the sister of Dan (Elaine) Hanyzewski; and the aunt of many. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 20 at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to Mater Christi Church or Helping Hand Center. 

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.