Gregory L. Novak, 66, of Mentor, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his residence.
Born Sept. 28, 1947, in Cleveland, he had been a lifetime resident of Lake County, living in Eastlake before moving to Mentor.
He was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran.
He was the beloved husband of Kathleen B. (nee Mogar) Novak; loving father of Jamie Mogar, Melissa (Alex) Vazquez, Heather Mogar, Alicia Dobre, Jason (Melissa) Novak and Melissa Novak; cherished grandfather of Alex Jr., Angel and Melina Vazquez and John and Gabby Novak; and a cousin and friend of many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Josephine (nee Lazano) Novak.
Family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St. (Route 615, north of Route 2), Mentor, where prayer services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Graveside services and burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home
6330 Center Street Mentor, OH 44060
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Mar. 22, 2014