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Dolores E. (Novotney) Sofranko

February 6, 1941 ~ July 9, 2022 (age 81) 81 Years Old


Dolores E. (Novotney) Sofranko, age 81, of Footedale, PA passed away on Saturday, July 9th, 2022 with her loving family at her side.

She was born on February 6th, 1941 in Uniontown, PA

Daughter of the late John and Katherine (Yanos) Novotney

Dolores was a former member of the former St. Procopius R.C. Church of New Salem and currently a very active member of St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church of Footedale serving as a Christian Mother and a member of the Golden Group.  Over the past many years, she was on the planning committee for her German high school class reunions.  She was a secretary for The Uniontown Country Club and also worked for The Bon-Ton at Uniontown Mall.  She retired from the Uniontown Country Club to take care of her grandson, Timothy.  Dolores was a beloved "Nana" to her four grandchildren, Genesis, Natalie, Timothy, and the late Ethan, who she always said was her guardian angel.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband:  George M. Sofranko

infant grandson:  Ethan Lacek

brother:  Donald Novotney

Dolores is survived by her two loving daughters who meant the world to her:

Katherine A. Lacek and husband Greg - Uniontown, PA

Cynthia A. Mihalko - Footedale, PA

three grandchildren:  Genesis Mihalko, Natalie Lacek, and Timothy Lacek

brother:  Bernard Novotney and his wife Darlene - OH

Special sisters-in-law:  Helen Sofranko and Jacquie Novotney

Also survived by many nieces and nephews whom she loved

Very Close Friend:  Dorothy Rocheck

Special neighbors:  Richard and Nikki Fabrycki and their sons

Dolores also adored her two cats.

Private Visitation will be held for immediate family only.  Family and Friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Wednesday, July 13th at 11:00AM at St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church - Footedale, PA with the Rev. Fr. Marlon Pates as Celebrant.  Interment will follow in St. Thomas Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA.


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Funeral Mass
July 13, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church - Footedale Site
528 Footedale Road
New Salem, PA 15468


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