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Bernard J. “Bernie” Nold

Bernard J. Nold, age 89, of Shelby, died Monday, September 13, 2021 at Brookwood Place in Ashland.

Bernie was born November 9, 1931 in Newark, to the late Herbert and Lucy (Mattingly) Nold. He was a 1950 graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School and a veteran of the United States Air Force serving in the Korean Conflict. Bernie retired as a lab technician from Universal Enterprises in Mansfield. Prior to that he had been employed with Roper Corp in Newark and Tappan Co. in Mansfield.

Bernie was an active member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby, where he served mass at funerals and assisted with the F.I.S.H. Program. He coached basketball at St. Mary School and loved attending his grandkids sporting events. Bernie along with his wife, Pat, were recipients of the Jess Rath Award, given in recognition of their community service. In addition to volunteering, Bernie was truly a jack of all trades.

On May 26, 1956, Bernie married his wife of 65 years, Patricia A. (Guenther) Nold. Pat preceded him in death on August 4, 2021, just over five short weeks ago. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Herbert (Marcy) Nold, Maxine (Charles) Gebhart, and Rita (Robert) Wimer; and a sister in law: Jeanne (Robert) Martin. Bernie is survived by 3 children: Amy Bonecutter, Jeffrey (Laura) Nold, and Julie (Alan) Vogt all of Shelby; 6 grandchildren: Curtis Mathews, Jared (Jenifer) Bonecutter, Alicia (Kyle) McGhee, Mackenzie Vogt, Ethan Vogt, and Caleb Vogt; a brother in law: Richard (Majorie) Guenther of Wooster; and other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 2 pm at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 29 West Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875. Fr. Jeff Smith will officiate with burial following in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church or F.I.S.H. of Shelby, 29 Walnut Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875.

Care for Bernie and his family is being provided by the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Appropriate ways to express sympathy for those unable to attend may be done by leaving an online condolence on Bernie’s obituary at or by leaving a comment on his post on the funeral home’s Facebook page,

Memories & Condolence

  1. Lois Steele says:

    Jeff & Laura, Amy, Julie & Alan I am so very sorry for the loss of your dad. Such a kind and very giving man with his time, especially at MPHM. His kind face will be missed by many in Shelby & at Sacred Heart. Prayers for the fondest memories!
    Lois & Dave Steele

  2. alice willeke says:

    So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you and your family.

  3. Ann Imhoff says:

    Dear kids, so very sorry for your loss. But you know how happy your parents are being together again.
    I miss sitting by them in Church. Love to you all

  4. Jim & Betty Luikart says:

    We were neighbors for several years Bernie and family have been kind and caring people

  5. Michael Nold says:

    My condolences…..

  6. Sandy Skarl says:

    I am so sorry about the loss of your father!!! Thinking and praying for your family!

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