Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home

10727 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL


Joanne Novak

6 April , 19378 October , 2019

Joanne N. Novak, age 82, of Midlothian, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2019.

Joanne is the loving wife of the late Ben Novak; devoted mother to Diane Wiessner, Linda (the late Jerry) Matty, and Karen (John) Murray; cherished grandmother to Jessica, Amanda, Jillian, and Jack Murray, Madelynn and Megan Matty; sister to Joseph Chudzinski Jr. and the late Carol Chudzinski.

She retired after over 25 years of service at Eisenhower High School in Blue Island as the Athletic Dept. secretary. Joanne was a faithful member of St. Damian Catholic Church.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 3:00-8:00 pm at Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home (10727 S. Pulaski Rd.; Chicago, IL 60655). Prayers will begin at 9:00 am on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home going DIRECTLY to St. Damian Catholic Church (5250 155th St.; Oak Forest, IL 60452) for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am. She will be laid to rest in Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers of flowers memorials may be made to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) www.jdrf.org


  • Visitation Thursday, 10 October , 2019
  • Prayer Service Friday, 11 October , 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 11 October , 2019
  • Interment Friday, 11 October , 2019


Joanne Novak

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Leonard Bogdan

12 October 2019

A dear and loyal friend, who was always willing to lend a helping hand. I was related to her via Ben Novak, her late husband.
She will be remembered at the Sacrifice of Mass for the repose of her soul.
Leonard Bogdan