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Funeral Services for Frances Novosad Zalesak, 93, of Sealy, were held Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at 11 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sealy with the Rev. Eric Pitre, Msgr. B.J. Zientek and Msgr. Dan Scheel celebrating the funeral mass and rite of committal.

Visitation, wake service and rosary were held Dec. 1 at Knesek Bros. Highway 36 Chapel. Interment was in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Frydek.

Serving as Pallbearers were grandsons, Joe Novosad, Jr., Mark Novosad, Ronnie Novosad, Michael Buchala, Dwayne Buchala, Heath Novosad and Brent Novosad.

Frances Novosad Zalesak passed away Nov. 28, 2009, in Sealy.

Frances Smesny was born in Frydek to parents Frank and Pauline Zapalac Smesny.

Frances was raised in the Sealy/Frydek area. She was a homemaker most of her life and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sealy.

Frances’ children would like to say “thank you” to all family and friends for their love, support, prayers and all acts of kindness shared with her through out her life.

Mom/Granny Z, your journey has not been easy, but your faith has never faltered and your heart has never surrendered ... now we entrust you to God and his care. All our love to you ...

Survivors include daughter, Margie Buchala of Houston, son, David Novosad and wife Patsy of Sealy, daughters-in-law, Bernice Novosad (Louie, deceased), Bernice Novosad (Joe, deceased),  15 grandchildren, 24 greatgrandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Pauline Smesny, husband, Willie Novosad and Rudolph Zalesak, baby daughter,Novosad, sister, Augustine Smesny and Louise Konarik, brother, Charlie Smesny and sons, Louie and Joe Novosad, son-in-law, Lawrence Buchala.

Memorial donations may be made to: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 600 4th St. Sealy, Texas 77474.

Funeral services were held under the direction of Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in Sealy.

Posted by Joy Neely


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