Obituary: Jana Lee Novak, age 21, of Shelton; Was SHS graduate

Jana Lee Novak, age 21 of Shelton, died January 9, 2015 at Griffin Hospital, Derby following a sudden illness.

Born in Seoul, Korea on August 25, 1993, she was the beloved daughter of Darren J. Novak of Shelton and the late Susan J. Serra Novak.

Miss Novak was a lifelong Shelton resident and 2011 graduate of Shelton High School. She was currently enrolled as a psychology major at Fairfield University and enjoyed working at the Fairfield University Radio Station.

She will be remembered for her many talents and her special musical and artistic inclination.

In addition to her father, she is survived by her brother, Joseph Novak of Shelton; maternal grandparents, Janice Anthony Serra and Vincent Serra of Shelton; paternal grandmother, Helen Kerpchar Novak, of SC; as well as several devoted aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

In addition to her mother, she was predeceased by her paternal grandfather, Joseph Novak.

A Mass of Christian Burial, meeting directly at church, will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, in St. Joseph Church, 424 Coram Ave., Shelton. Springtime interment will be in Lawn Cemetery, Huntington. Family and friends may call on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia.

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