Ray Richard Novin
May 16, 1939 – May 17, 2018
Ray R. Novin Sr, 79, of Curtice, OH died Thursday, May 17, 2018 after a 3 year brave battle against pancreatic cancer surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 16, 1939 in Zeigler, IL the son of Michael and Mary (Gulish) Novin. Ray graduated from Clay High School in 1957. Ray married Jeannette (Settelmeyer) Novin on April 29, 1961. Ray retired from Roadway Express after 25 years as a truck driver. He worked alongside his wife as the former owners of Ray and Jet’s Cafe in Genoa. He enjoyed being outside tending to his farm and spending time with his grandchildren. Upon retirement they wintered in Bonita Springs, FL . Ray leaves behind many special friends. He is preceded in death by his Mother, Father, his sister Et and brother Bill. He is survived by his loving wife Jeannette of 57 years who never left his side during his struggle with cancer. He is also survived by his 3 children, Jennifer (Rex) Diebert, Ray Jr. (Debra) Novin and Eric (Shar) Novin. He has 9 grand children and 6 great-grandchildren.
If you would like to make a donation in Ray's name please consider Saint Jude's children's hospital or Ohio living home health and hospice.
- Memorial Mass Monday, June 4, 2018
Ray Richard Novin
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June 4, 2018
Oh how we all loved that special man. I loved singing "I can't help falling in love with you" at karaoke with Ray. It was so special to see you two just before you left to go back home. Norm and I will cherish the special times we spent with Ray and you Jet. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Fondly, Maria and Norm Durham
May 29, 2018
Ray was in my graduating class, Clay - 1957.
Sorry to learn of his passing and my prayers are with his family that they will find peace and comfort.
God's speed Ray
Betty Schriefer-Ueberoth - class of 57
Eddie & Mary Harris
May 28, 2018
So saddened to hear of our dear Ray's passing he was one of the best loving giving people we knew. He will be missed tremendously. Love you miss Jet
May 23, 2018
Dear Jet & Family,
I was so saddened to hear of Ray's passing. He will be missed here in Citrus Park. Ray's wonderful smile, wit and laughter will remain forever.
May 23, 2018
So sorry to hear Ray's passing. We will miss that infectious smile and humor and of cource
The beer we shared with lots of laughs..A wonderful man. My condolence to the Jet and
the family. RIP Ray. will miss you.
Love Nancy little bit and Warren
Rene & Mireille Pouliot
May 22, 2018
You're in our thoughts & prayers.
May all the wonderful memories remain in your hearts forever.
Our Deepest Sympathy to you Jet & families.
May 21, 2018
We were so sorry to learn of the death of Ray. We know he fought a hard battle of his terrible disease and you were right by his side. He will be truly missed but be assured that he is now at pease without pain and enjoying his heavenly life.
Jim and Shirley Jaros