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Sylvia W. Novak

October 22, 1933March 21, 2020

Sylvia Weber Novak went to be with the Lord on March 21, 2020 at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of Gene L. Novak, Sr. Married over 68 years. The dear mother of Gene L. Novak, Jr. and Delmy B. Novak (daughter-in-law). Cherished grandmother of Gene L. Novak, III, Yan Chen Novak (granddaughter-in-law) and Rebeca E. Novak. She is also survived by loving nieces and nephew, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by parents, Fred P. Weber Sr. and Mary V. Bourgeois, grandson, David F. Novak and brother, Fred P. Weber, Jr. Sylvia was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, whose first priority was her family. She was a strong leader who was not afraid to speak her mind to others. Her strength of mind and determination always motivated everyone she met. Our family will always love and adore you, and you are in our hearts and memories. We look forward to seeing you in Heaven one day. Services will be private.


  • Services are private


Sylvia W. Novak

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Amy Guidry DeLoach

April 2, 2020


I will always remember Sylvia as a beautifully dressed, smart, classy lady. My heart goes out to you and your family right now. Not only for your loss, but for not being able to come to you, myself, and tell you how wonderful I thought she was. How blessed you are to have found a love so great.

Melissa Guidry

April 2, 2020

I really respected and loved this Lady. My heart is with you guys. All my love Missy

Don Smith

March 28, 2020

Sorry for your lose Uncle Butch. Rest in peace Aunt Sylvia.

Leslie Hinchman

March 27, 2020

NANNY = Love, Family, Fun, so many fond memories....my most recent...

Bert and I, along with Nanny's great and great great nieces were able to visit with Nanny, Uncle, Butch and Delmy the week prior. The picture includes 4 generations. What a sweet visit with our family. We all love each of you so very much. Our prayers for each of you.