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Dorothy A. (Novak) Brown

January 2, 1943 ~ August 9, 2020 (age 77)


Wheelwright - Dorothy A. (Novak) Brown, 77, of Wheelwright, died on Sunday, August 9, 2020, at Baystate Medical Center.


She leaves three daughters, Delia M. Galica and her husband Christopher of Hardwick, Laura Wilson and her husband Jonathan of Barre, and Tammy Corby and her husband David of Hardwick; her brothers, Edward Novak and Benny Chase, as well as 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Brown, her son, Jeff Novak, and her brother, Burt Chase.  She was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, daughter of the late Benjamin and Helen (Gregonis) Novak. She lived in Ware for 33 years, prior to moving to Wheelwright 14 years ago.


Dorothy was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed by her family and her friends at Quabbin Estates with whom she enjoyed playing bingo, cards and Wii with. 


Services for Dorothy and burial in Glen Valley Cemetery in Barre will be held at a later date.


Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant St., in Ware is assisting her family with arrangements.  An online guest book is available at


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Services at a later date

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