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Theresa E. Novotny
Her Grandchildren Were The Center Of Her Universe
Age 64
Born: September 27, 1954   Died: August 22, 2019

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Theresa E. Novotny (nee Sopko), age 64 of Sheffield Village, passed away at her residence on the evening of Thursday August 22, 2019 following a brief illness. She was born in Vermilion on September 27, 1954 and had been a resident of Sheffield Village for the past ten year. Theresa had previously residence in Lorain.; she attended Admiral King High School.

Mrs. Novotny had been employed as a production assistant at Arrow Aluminum in Avon Lake for twenty-five years. While there, she was a member of Glass Molders and Pottery Workers Local 45.

Theresa’s grandchildren formed the center of her universe and she enjoyed spending every available moment with them. In addition, she enjoyed casino trips and visits to Las Vegas.

She is survived by her husband of nearly forty years Robert Novotny, Sr., sons Jeff Dalton of Lorain, and Robert Novotny, Jr. (Aubrie) of Elyria and daughters Sherry Dalton of Lorain, and Rebecca Novotny (Greg Benyo) of Sheffield Village. Theresa also leaves eight grandchildren, one great grandson, brothers John Sopko of Collins, Steve Sopko of Sheffield Village, Gerald Sopko of Parsons, West Virginia, and Charles Sopko (Shirley) of Amherst, as well as her sister Stella Finlayson (Claire) of Lorain, former daughter-in-law Denise Dalton of Amherst, and pet Chihuahua Pixie.

She was preceded in death by her parents John and Elizabeth (nee Honoshofsky) Sopko, sister Patricia Triplett, and pet Chihuahua Petrie.





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