OBIT: Novy, Ernest J.
- Ernest J. Novy (10-02-2007)
Mr. Ernest J. Novy, 79, passed away Sept.30, 2007, at Baylor Medical
Center in Dallas. He was born April 13, 1928 in Ennis to parents Joe
and Victoria Nekuza Novy.
He attended Ennis High School and graduated in 1945. He also
attended Navarro College. On September 14, 1948 he married Rose
Marie Kulhanek and they made their home in Ennis. Ernest worked 25
years for Ennis Business Forms as an accountant; he was owner of
Novy Exxon for 17 years; and H & H True Value Hardware & Gifts for
10 years. As well as being a successful business man over the years,
Ernest also sold Christmas trees, operated a fireworks stand, and
owned and operated Novy's Golfland, a Miniature Golf Course. As a
child he worked at the family owned Novy's Grocery Store on Main St.
He was a member of St. John Catholic Church; The Knights of
Columbus; KJT; SPJST; and Golden Crusaders. Ernest was a very loving
husband, father and grandfather and is survived by his wife Rose
Marie Novy of Ennis; two daughters Debbie & her husband Danny
McQuary of Plano; and Clarissa and her husband Dennis Lewis of
Rockwall; four grandchildren, Tiffany Lewis Amerson; Brett Lewis;
Elise Lewis, and Dustin McQuary.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be at St. John Church on Wednesday
Oct. 3, 2007 at 10 a.m., with Rosary being recited at Keever's
Chapel Tuesday at 7 p.m. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery
under the direction of JE Keever Mortuary.
Ennis Daily News online Wednesday, October 03, 2007