Judith (Judy) Rogers Novak, 83, loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on Friday, February 19, 2021.
Judy was born July 24, 1937 in Guilford County and grew up in Wilson, NC. She graduated from Rock Ridge High School and was Salutatorian of her class. She went on to graduate from nursing school which would be her career for over 40 years. She enjoyed family beach trips to Topsail Island and taking cruises with her husband Guy as well as family and friends. She was an avid Carolina basketball fan and enjoyed watching the games with her dog Tyler in her lap. She was a loving caregiver all her life and will be missed dearly by her family and friends.
Judy is survived by her husband of 56 years, Guy Novak; sons: Vernon Novak and wife Sallie of Lenoir, NC; Jeffrey Novak and wife Lisa of Oak Ridge, NC; and Phillip Novak and wife Cindy also of Oak Ridge. Grandsons: Christian Novak of Scottsdale, AZ and Patrick Novak of Clayton, NC.
The family would like to the thank the nurses and doctors at Moses Cone Hospital for the care and compassion provided to her.
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, a private memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel in Burlington, NC on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
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