Mark E. Novak (63) sadly passed away May 14, 2022. He was loved and cherished by many people including his wife: Linda Novak; his children Jennifer Cosme (Steve), Edward Novak; his siblings, Todd Novak (Peggy), Tracy Novak (Mary) and Cindy Grunwald; his niece and nephews, Daniel Grunwald, Jr, Derek Grunwald (Bryce), Cody Grunwald and Emily Novak; his treasured granddaughter, Madilyn Cosme; great nephew, Emery Grunwald and great niece, Ainsley Grunwald. He was preceded in death by parents Edward and Mary Novak. Mark worked for Abbey Paving for over 25 years and was a proud union member of IUOE Local 150. He loved summer days in his garage watching his Cubs and family parties where everyone would gather their change for a poker game that always ended in the game Showdown. Mark was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend to many. He was greatly loved and will be deeply missed. The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 3pm - 8pm at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home in Franklin Park, IL. Eulogy will be held from 5-5:30pm.