top banner

Obituary Listings

A Family Tradition of Dignified Service

Stanley F. Novaco

August 6, 1936 January 8, 2021
Stanley  F. Novaco
There are condolences waiting approval on Stanley 's Tribute wall
Obituary for Stanley F. Novaco

Stan Novaco of Fox Run, Novi, Michigan, passed away on January 8, 2021 at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Addie. They raised two children together, daughter Beth (Jerry) Grula of Phoenix, AZ and Richard (Michelle) of Bloomfield Hills, MI. He is survived by brother Alan (Pam) of Pasadena, MD, sister Elena Derbique of Indianapolis, IN, and multiple nieces and nephews. He took great pride spending time with family and his grandchildren: Adam, Meredith, and Valerie Grula of Phoenix, AZ, and Joe and Spencer Novaco of Bloomfield Hills, MI. He is well loved by many friends including a social group, the “Ozem’s” which was established at Stan’s 39th birthday party.
He and Addie lived in Dearborn Heights for 25 years before retiring to Kiawah Island, SC and later Vero Beach, FL, while avoiding the summer heat in Boyne City and Cedarville, MI. They recently moved to Novi, MI. Stan is a graduate of Lafayette College, Easton, PA and held an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a proud member of Delta Tau Delta. He worked as a Systems Analyst at Ford Motor Company for 30 years, starting at the dawn of the computer age in 1962.
After retirement, he volunteered his technology skills to help friends of all ages learn to email and surf the internet safely and securely, and he worked with his neighborhood associations on their networks and newsletters. Always social, he organized the “Friday Night Get-Togethers” in Riverwind at Vero Beach. An avid lover of the water, he boated his entire life, racing from Port Huron to Mackinac, cruising Lake St. Clair, and tubing in Les Cheneaux Islands with all his grandchildren including his “honorary granddaughter” Aimee.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Angela Hospice at https://angelahospice.org or Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville, MI at https://glbbs.edu

Events

Event Information

Services will be set for a future date to be determined.

Memorial Contribution

Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville, MI

Angela Hospice

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...