Ruth Elaine (Cole) Novotny

June 21, 1930 ~ October 27, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Ruth Novotny Obituary

Ruth Elaine Novotny, Fairchance, PA.

     Ruth Elaine Cole Novotny, 93, of Fairchance, PA. passed away on Friday, October 27, 2023.

She was born June 21, 1930, in Fairchance, PA, the daughter of the late Albert Cole, Jr. and Sarah Marie (Conn) Cole. In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Coleman Novotny, her daughter Nancy Novotny, and her sisters, Janet Datko and Connie Myers.

Ruth was Roman Catholic by faith.  She was a dedicated homemaker, wife, and mother who enjoyed shopping, going out to dinner, and socializing with friends.  In her later years, she enjoyed attending the Fairchance Senior Citizen Center.    

Surviving are her close friends, Marcia Goisse Grimm, Alice Nan Chess and Marcy Flecker and family.   She remained an extended part of these families attending special occasions, holidays, and weekend gatherings until she was no longer physically able. 

     Visitation will be held in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Thursday, November 2, 2023, from 12 Noon until 2:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Michael Lyons officiating.

      Interment will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Fairchance, PA.

      A Special Thank You is extended to the Staff of Fairfield’s Liberty Hall Personal Care Home in Fairchance and to Amedisys Hospice Uniontown for all the loving care given to Ruth.

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November 2, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Funeral Service
November 2, 2023

2:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436


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