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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Frances Novak
November 10, 1929 - February 23, 2020
Service Information Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - Mount Sinai Chapel
Service Date: Friday February 28th, 2020
Service Time: 2:00 pm
Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - Mount Sinai Chapel
5950 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, California 90068
Frances “Geri” Novak
November 10, 1929 – February 23, 2020
Geri was born in Chicago to Yetta and Al Dunn. She had two younger siblings, Barbara Faierman and Phill Dunn. Geri grew up among a big and loving extended family in Chicago, moving to Savannah, Georgia and then to Los Angeles where she attended Fairfax High School and UCLA. Geri married Mack Novak in 1952, and they were happily married for 60 years until Mack passed away in 2012. She was a Library Grandparent at the Encino-Tarzana library for over 20 years. In 2016, Geri started a wonderful new life in Santa Rosa at the Fountaingrove Lodge. She is survived by her 3 daughters and their husbands, Lorie Novak & Arnold Aronson of Brooklyn, NY; Karen Novak & Daniel Dickson of Mendocino, CA; and Patricia Novak & Nick Zappas of Eugene, OR; her grandchildren Alivia-Anne Novak Zappas & Will Rosenbaum, Marika Rose Novak Zappas & Trevor Lyon, Simona Raye Novak Zappas, Kira Montine Novak Dickson, Tessa Ynez Novak Dickson, and Isaac-Davy Aronson & Erika Levi; and great-children Max Edward Aronson and Ione Rosenbaum Zappas, her sister Barbara and loving nieces and cousins. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Planned Parenthood or yiddishbookcenter.org. You can also honor Geri’s memory by voting Blue in November.