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Rodger Paul "Doc" Novak

April 22, 1949 October 11, 2017
Rodger Paul "Doc" Novak
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Rodger Paul “Doc” Novak, 68, of Elyria passed away Wednesday , October 11, 2017 at Cleveland Clinic Hospital Main Campus. He was born April 22, 1949 in Amherst.Rodger enjoyed hot rods, Nascar, motorcycle racing, circle track, fishing, camping but especially enjoyed being with family and friends. Rodger was the owner of N & N cycle and RPM trucking. Survivors include his wife of 25 years Paula (nee Greene); their son Matthew Novak; also 2 daughters Kimberly (Victor) Barbee, Tina (Wayne) Frazier; son Michael Novak; 2 grandchildren Victor and Devin Barbee; brother Mark (Shelley); brothers-in-law Jeffrey (Janet) Greene and Chris Greene; mother-in-law Norma Greene; nieces Lindsey (Tim) Kletski, Taylor and Halley Novak; nephews Ryan (Stacey) Novak, Cody, Jacob and Brock Greene; dear friend Justin Reed. Family will receive friends 4-7 PM Monday, October 16, 2017 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria. 440-322-4626, where funeral services will be held 11 AM Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Pastor Bill Wendell of LaPorte UMC will officiate. Burial Private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family c/o the Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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4:00 PM 10/16/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/16/2017 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral services 11 AM Tuesday October 17, 2017 in the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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