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Carol M. Callahan Novotny

December 11, 1923 ~ July 6, 2021 (age 97)




Carol M. Callahan Novotny, 97 passed away peacefully Tuesday evening July 6,2021, with her loving family by her side. 

Carol was born December 11, 1923, in Massillon, a daughter of the late Julius and Lucille Callahan Wittman.  She was a 1941 graduate of Washington High School and shortly after moved to the Youngstown area in 1946. 

Carol was the office manager for Precise Tool and Machine for sixteen years, retiring in 1988.   She was a member of Holy Family Church and enjoyed bowling in the Senior Mixed League, crocheting, needle point and making Afghans for her grandchildren. 

Her first husband Ralph G. Callahan, whom she married May 11, 1946, passed away July 1, 1985.  Carol’s second husband Michael P. Novotny, whom she married July 13, 1991, passed away December 31, 2007.  She leaves to cherish her memory her children Michael (Meg) Callahan, Martha Callahan, Lucy Peterson, Ruth (Ron) Olbrych and Rita Constantinovich, stepchildren Kenneth (Jenny) Novotny, Gary (Mary) Novotny, Jeffrey (Maureen) Novotny, Michael (Carrie) Novotny and Ginny Novotny, eleven grandchildren, eleven step grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and fourteen step great grandchildren.  Along with her parents and husbands, Carol is preceded in death by a son Dennis Callahan, son in laws Stephen Peterson and David Constantinovich and a brother Julius Wittman. 

A memorial mass will be celebrated by Rev Matthew Humerickhouse 11 A.M. Wednesday July 14,2021 at Holy Family Church. 

Material tributes can be made in Carol’s memory to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Boardman, Ohio 44512.  Carol’s family wishes to thank the staffs at Hospice of the Valley and Masternick Memorial for their tender care and compassion.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio.

Family and friends of Carol may Visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and leave condolences for the Novotny family. 

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Memorial Mass
July 14, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy family
2729 center rd.
poland, OH 44514

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