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Obituary: Alice (nee Gross) Novitsky
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jan 2009, p. 62
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Alice Novitsky (nee Gross) of Munster, IN, age 95, died Jan 2, 2009 at her winter home in Boca Raton, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Byron F. Novitsky, by her younger daughter, Judith N. Braman and by her brother, Morey Gross.
Born in Chicago
Alice's college roommate, the late Charlotte Novitsky, introduced her to Byron. Alice married Byron, and Charlotte married Byron's brother, the late Harold Novitsky. Alice was one of four siblings, all of whom lived into their nineties.
She is survived by her sister, Thelma Levenberg (the late Milton) of Highland, IN and Boca, by her brother, Herman Gross (Ada), of Miller, IN and Boynton Beach, FL and by her sisters-in-law, Helen Goldstein (the late Bernard) of Louisville, Ada Gross and Shelva (the late Alfred) Novitsky of Fort Wayne. Survivors also include her older daughter, Sue N. Pick (Thomas F.) of Northfield, IL and Sanibel, FL and her son-in-law, Richard C. Braman, of Munster and Chicago. She is survived by six grandchildren, Lawrence (Cynthia Levey) and Todd (Xuan-Vu Nguyen) Braman; Elizabeth P. (Dr. Guy) Kochvar; Nancy (Prof. Lawrence Douglas), Sarah and Charles (Jacqueline) Pick. She had eight great-grandchildren, Judah and Dava Braman, Jacob and Milo Douglas, Andrew and Steven Kochvar and Logan and Jackson Pick, as well as many nieces,nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
The final years of her life were made easier by her devoted caregiver, Blessed Kaseeta.

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8 Jan 2009
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Novitsky, Alice
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Obituary: Alice (nee Gross) Novitsky

Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.