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Marie Lena (nee-Hayde) Novotny
February 21, 1934 - January 13, 2018
As a Crossing Guard truly loved seeing “her kids” off to school each day
Service Date: January 22, 2018
In Lieu of Flowers: American Lung Association 3001 Gettysburg Road Camp Hill, PA 17011 OR to the American Diabetes Association CenterPointe II, Suite 103 1160 Route 22 East Bridgewater, NJ 08807.
Obituaries » Marie Lena (nee-Hayde) Novotny
Marie Lena (nee-Hayde) Novotny
Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother & Great Grandmother
Surrounded by the loves of her life, Marie Novotny passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Morristown Medical Center. She was 83.
Marie was born and raised in New York, New York. Marie married her husband, Fenton on September 17, 1955 and lived in Queens for 18 years, while they started their family and raised their children Annmarie and John, before moving to Parsippany in 1973. Marie and Fenton were high school sweethearts and married 62 years.
After high school, Marie went to beautician school and while living in Queens mastered her craft as a beautician. Upon moving to Parsippany, Marie became a Crossing Guard and truly loved seeing “her kids” off to school each day. She retired in 2011 after 37 years of service. Marie also took great pride in being a loving and dedicated homemaker. Some of her greatest joys, included adventures with her husband, winters in Florida, weekends in upstate NY, camping, playing her flaming 777s at the casino, watching Blue Bloods, playing bocce, cooking her specialties for her family, spending time with friends, and most importantly, cherishing every minute with her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Marie was predeceased by her parents, Antoinette (nee-Fasano) and Gus Mastillone, and her four brothers, Billy, Albert, Frankie and Vinnie.
Marie is survived by her loving husband, Fenton Novotny; her daughter, Annmarie (nee-Novotny) Grande; her son, John and daughter-in-law Bonnie (nee-Ellgren) Novotny; her 7 grandchildren, Tara Grande and her husband, Michael Ehrlich, Candace (nee-Grande) Wu and her husband Wayne, Ashley (nee-Grande) Egidio and her husband Anthony, Noelle Grande, Nicole Grande, Eric Novotny and Melissa Novotny; her 3 great-grandchildren Blake, Genevieve and Madison. She is also survived by her furry labrador child, Shadow and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral at 10:00 am on Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. With the Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 11:00 am at St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church. 179 Baldwin Road, Parsippany. Entombment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visiting hours will be on Sunday from 2:00 – 6:00 pm at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Marie’s memory to the American Lung Association 3001 Gettysburg Road Camp Hill, PA 17011 OR to the American Diabetes Association CenterPointe II, Suite 103 1160 Route 22 East Bridgewater, NJ 08807.