James “Jim” T. Novak of North Port, Fla., passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Douglas T. Jacobson Veterans Home in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Jim was born April 25, 1942, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
He served in the U.S. Navy for 25 years.
Jim is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Howell Novak; son and daughter-in-law, Jim (Alicia) Novak; grandson, Daniel (Kristin) Novak; granddaughter, Laura Novak; siblings, Leona Novak, Cynthia Zielinski and Charles Novak; and lifelong friend, Teddy Ellis. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles J. and Helen L. Novak.
Donations can be made to Sun Coast Humane Society, 6781 San Casa Dr., Englewood, FL 34224. To send condolences please visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Farley Funeral Home, North Port.