In Lieu of flowers. Please make all donations to:
The Shrine of St. Jude Church.
1677 Canarsie Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11236
Mercedes “Tita” Helena Novels was born in San Nicolas Aruba. In her youth she enjoyed travel, being adventurous and her schooling in Santo Domingo. She came to the United states in 1960. She studied Data Information Systems after she arrived. She worked at Louis Hand, Inc. after college and ISO (Insurance Services Organization) for 20 years, first at the World Trade Center and then at Pearl River. Tita was a woman loved by family, friends and colleagues. Her beautiful heart was always ready to extend love whenever or to whomever needed it. Her smile healed and she inspired generations. Tita loved watching the people in her life succeed, her support and words of encouragement will be remembered forever. A beloved Sister, Aunt, Cousin and Friend, Mercedes is survived by her sisters Gladys Stewart, and Luci Batson, nieces and nephews, Bryant Donohue, Kyria Batson, Luis Batson, Juan Batson and their significant others Shevonn Howard, Velvette Mattison-Batson and Natasha Anderson, grand niece and nephew, Bailey Bowen and Blake Batson, who she doted on. Cousins include the Haynes, Novels, Vos, Vorst, Monte and Nicolaas Families.
She is loved and will be missed by many.