CHRISTINE MARIE NOVINC (nee Reilly) age 58, beloved wife for 26 years of Gary; loving mother of Rachel, Grace, James and Clare; cherished daughter of the late Edwin and Dennise (nee Sessler) Reilly; dearest sister of Peggy Horgan (husband Tim), Mary Roche (husband Pat), Patrick Reilly (wife Kim), Michael Reilly (wife Dagmar), Virginia Epps (husband Tom), Maureen Callam (husband Jim), Mollie Lane (husband John), Beth McCluskey (husband Joe), Joan Giulivo (husband Tim), Paul Reilly and Dennise Appenzeller; dear sister-in-law of Carol McNeill and Kathy Sims (husband Charles); treasured aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.
Christine was born on January 10, 1962 and passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 3, 2020. She graduated from Beaumont in 1980. Christine and her husband Gary raised their kids in Lyndhurst and moved to Auburn 6 years ago where they have been parishioners of Holy Angels Church. She worked as a manager for the Mayfield Village Racquet Club and was a board member for A Special Wish Cleveland Chapter. Christine was a devoted Cleveland Indians fan and enjoyed watching the Browns. She truly loved going to her children’s sporting events, gardening and listening to Country music and the Oldies. Christine was vey social, funny and had a great sense of humor. She loved to laugh and make others laugh. Christine will be remembered most as being a devoted mother and wife; family meant everything to her. She will be forever missed.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Christine to A Special Wish Foundation Cleveland Chapter 23 Public Square, Brecksville, OH 44141 (www.ASWDonate.org).
Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 10 AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 18205 Chillicothe Rd, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023. Cremation following by DeJohn Crematory. Burial at a later date. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Christine at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) WEDNESDAY 4-8 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences