Michele Renee Novick, aged 60, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2017 at Hillcrest Commons Nursing in Pittsfield. Michele was born on July 29, 1957 in Montreal to Harold and Gladys (Schortz) Novick. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Connecticut State University and her Master’s degree in Special Education from Westfield State University. Michele was a dedicated and nurturing special education teacher for over twenty years. She was known for her continuous generosity to her students and colleagues, both in and out of the classroom. Michele was also an incredibly loving daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. Michele is survived by her father, Harold; her brother, David; her nephews and niece: Zachary, Brandon and Rachel; and by many cousins. Michele was preceded in death by her mother, Gladys.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Services will be held Monday October 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Congregation Knesset Israel Synagogue, 16 Colt Rd Pittsfield, MA with Rabbi David Weiner, Spiritual Leader officiating. Burial will follow in Knesset Israel Cemetery with a Meal of Consolation at Knesset Israel Synagogue following the burial. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Congregation Knesset Israel in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-BENCIVENGA FUNERAL HOME, 5 Elm St. Pittsfield, MA 01201. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.