Kay Dorr Novello
April 11, 1945 – March 23, 2014
Kay Dorr Novello of Georgetown was born on April 11, 1945 to the late Ernest and Francille Dorr. She passed peacefully at home on March 23rd after a three year battle with ovarian cancer.
Kay graduated from Ardmore High School in 1963 and the University of Oklahoma in 1967. During the course of her career Kay worked for NASA, ARCO Oil & Gas Company, and the University of Texas. Kay was a highly respected professional who spent most of her career as a recruiter and trainer. In 1990, she started her own consulting company, Fastrack Training, Inc.
Kay led a vivacious life travelling, entertaining, and spending time with family and friends. Since retiring, two of Kay's greatest loves were her Chihuahuas, Stacy and Lacy. She and husband Bob have taken pleasure in vacationing with Bob's daughters and their grandkids and going on trips to China, Hawaii, California, Florida and other fun destinations. Always active, Kay enjoyed playing tennis, doing yoga and being a member of the Berry Creek Nine Holers.
Kay is survived by her husband Bob; stepdaughters Kathy Clarke and husband Brian, Michele Harding and husband James and Robyn Novello and husband John Grinarml; grandchildren A.J. Barrucci, Aidan Clarke, Robert Harding and Ellie Grinarml; sister Sondra Newsom and husband Keith of Oklahoma; brother Albert Dorr and wife Debby of Florida; nieces and nephew Lynn Galvan and husband Victor, Michelle LaFontain, Stephen Beck and wife Tami, and Lindsay Dorr; great nieces and nephews Quintin Beck, Bridgett Beck, Chloe Beck, Selena Galvan and Spencer Beck. She is preceded in death by her grandson Brian Clarke.
A memorial service to celebrate Kay's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2nd at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown, TX. To honor Kay's memory, donations may be made to Ovarian Cancer Research Fund at www.ocrf.org
Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, Georgetown, TX.