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Victor R. "Vic" Novell

Victor R. "Vic" Novell, Sr., 74, of Springfield, died Wednesday afternoon, December 19, 2007 in Villa Springfield following several months of failing health.

He was born in Glen Cove, New York on March 6, 1933 the son of the late Victor Adolph and Sophie Anna (Weinlein) Novell.

Vic owned and operated Vic Novell's Body Shop and Towing since 1991. He was a member of St. Teresa Church, Springfield Kiwanis Club, Anthony Lodge 455 F. & A.M., Springfield Shrine Club, and Antioch Shrine of Dayton.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Barbara (Schumaker) Novell; five children and spouses, Nancylee and Jim Jonza of St. Paul, Minnesota, Linda and Floyd Zajaczkowski of Moscow, Pennsylvania, Susan and Joe Schweickart of Cincinnati, Vickie Novell and Craig Regester of Detroit, Michigan, and Victor Jr. and Leah Novell of Springfield; a sister, Ann Jordan of Florida; eleven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in St. Teresa Church with Fr. Edwin F. Gearhart officiating.

Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the doctors and staffs at Miami Valley Hospital, Mercy Medical Center and Villa Springfield for their care during Vic's illness.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner's Children's Hospital, 3229 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3095.

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