Linda B. Novak

Linda B. Novak 47, of Telford, went home to be with her Lord February 26, 2012 at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She is survived by her loving husband, Nicholas C. Novak. They would have celebrated their 23rd anniversary in May. Born March 25, 1964 in Altoona, PA, Linda was a daughter of Margaret R. (Gruber) Bailey of Sellersville and the late William J. Bailey. Mrs. Novak was a 1982 graduate of North Penn High School and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Husbandry from Delaware Valley College in 1986. She was employed as a research chemist for many years, first with Smith Kline and later with Merck. Linda was a long time and dedicated member of Indian Valley Faith Fellowship, Harleysville. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, and she always enjoyed caring for her animals. In addition to her husband and mother, Linda is survived by four beloved children, Jill Elizabeth, Leah Nicole, Adam William, and Haley Margaret Novak, all of Telford; a sister, Melissa (Bailey) Gregory and her husband, Louis, of Quakertown, PA; and 17 nieces and nephews. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Linda will be held 11 AM Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Indian Valley Faith Fellowship, 190 Maple Avenue, Harleysville, PA 19438, where friends may greet the family after 9 AM. Interment will follow in Zion Memorial Gardens, Franconia Twp. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda's memory to the Overbrook School for the Blind, 6333 Malvern Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19151. Arrangements are by the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale.

Published in Montgomery Newspapers on Feb. 28, 2012