of Chelsea, Michigan, age 75, died Wednesday, February 8, 2023, in Ann Arbor. She was born June 30, 1947, in Wyandotte, Michigan, the daughter of Edward and Marion (Dufour) Novack.
Susan was the life of the party and always made a grand entrance. Susan retired from GM Powertrain. She was a member of the Red Hat Society in Lincoln Park, and volunteered at Chelsea Community Hospital.
Susan is survived by her daughter, Wendy Suzanne (David) McGraw of Fairfax, Virginia; two grandchildren, Matthew and James McGraw; five siblings, Phyllis Stone of Riverview, Fred (Beverly) Novack of Waterford, Ronald (Suzanne) Novack of Novi, Dennis (Rose) Novack of Texas, and Mary Ann (David) Wilson of Rochester Hills; many nieces and nephews; special great-niece, Isabelle Lunsford; and nephew/godson, James Wilson. She was preceded in death by her brother, David John Novack; and two husbands, Paul Berdish and Gerald Long.
A funeral mass will be held Thursday, February 16, 2023, 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Chelsea, with the V. Rev. Dr. William J. Canon Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Arborcrest Memorial Park, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The family will receive friends at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea, Wednesday from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., with a vigil service at 6:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Safe House, 4100 Clark Rd, Ann Arbor.
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