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Natalie Novick Dead at 53

Funeral services were held today for Natalie Novick, a leader of the United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, who died suddenly in her home here last Thursday. She was 53 years old.

Mrs. Novick, who was the wife of Ivan Novick, president of the Zionist Organization of America, was active in the city’s Jewish community. She was chairperson of the Women’s Division of the United Jewish Federation of Greater. Pittsburgh from 1977 to 1979 and served on its Board. She also served on the Board of the Rodef Shalom Sisterhood, and the Pittsburgh Boards of ORT, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Ladies Hospital Aid Society of Montefiore Hospital, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Jewish Home and Hospital for the aged of Pittsburgh, and the board of the Women’s Division of Brandeis University of Pittsburgh. She was active in the ZOA Pittsburgh District and Hadassah of Pittsburgh.

Born in Pittsburgh, Mrs. Novick received a bachelor of arts degree from Chatham University. She began her work for causes for Israel when a college student. She visited the Jewish State many times and met frequently with Israeli leaders.