Margarita Novak, age 73 of Nancy, Kentucky, passed from this life on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at her home.  

She was born on April 18, 1947 in San Antonio, Texas, daughter of the late Mathias Martinez and Hermalinda Flores Valdez.  

She was a retired accountant, a piano player, and loved to sing. She also loved to teach people about God’s kingdom, and she cherished her grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Richard Valdez, Genaro Sanchez, and Joe Sanchez; and sisters, Velia Watts and Maria Delfina Valdez.  

She is survived by her husband Barry Novak; one son, John Novak (Cecelia) of TX; two daughters, Jorrie Fatheree (Christopher) of TX and Brenda Sparrow (Jamie) of Somerset; one brother, Humberto Valdez of TX; one sister, Mary Louise Flores of TX; and five grandchildren, Kaiden Smith, Reed Novak, Jonas Novak, Noah Sparrow, and Joshua Sparrow.  

A private memorial service will be held by the family.  

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Margarita Novak.