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Obituary for Brandon Lee Novak
Brandon Lee Novak, age 28, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Monday, June 10, 2013, at his home. He was born March 16, 1985, in Scottsdale, Arizona, son of Ginger R. Shampel Hollen of Caldwell and Robert L. Novak of Cumberland. He was a 2003 graduate of Caldwell High School, and he attended Zane State College in Zanesville. Brandon worked in the oil and gas industry, a career that had taken him to several states. He enjoyed fishing, panning for precious metals and gems, and playing video games. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his step-father, Allen R. Hollen of Caldwell; one brother, Erik J. Novak; two sisters, Jenna N. (Richard) Varhola of Caldwell and Ciera R. McAuley of Caldwell; two step-brothers, Ryan and Michael Hollen of Wintersville; one nephew, Constintine Varhola of Caldwell; his maternal grandmother, Jamie (Bill) Ball of Cambridge; his paternal grandfather, Edward (Sandra) Novak of Cumberland; his paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy (Charlie) Smith of Cambridge; and several aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins, and many friends. Friends may call Saturday, June 15, 2013, from 3-5PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell.