Lori Ann Novak


Lori Ann Novak, 54, of Westlake, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at her residence. She was born July 1, 1964 in Lorain and was a graduate of Keystone High School, JVS and attended Hocking Tech.

Lori loved helping others and texting her multitude of friends every morning to say good morning and cooking for people.

Survivors include her mother, Marilyn Novak (nee Spieker); partner, Tom Moller; sisters, Diane (Derrick) Smith of Maumee, Judy (Dale) Gallion of Elyria; brothers, Dave (Bridgett) of Elyria, Ron (Melissa) of Wellington; sister-in-law, Rose Stout; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Emil Novak and brother, James Downs.

Family will receive friends 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 P.M., Sunday, February 24, 2019 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria, 440-322-4626, where funeral services will be held 11 A.M., Monday, February 25, 2019. Pastor Brian Kenyon of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate. Burial at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests those who wish may make donations in Lori's name to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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