From Hazleton PA Standard-Speaker
Died - 5 June 2018
David G. Novatnak 63,, of Cressona passed away Tuesday at his residence.
David was born in Hazleton on Sept. 16, 1954, a son of June (Salko) Novatnak of Hershey and the late George "Corky" Novatnak.
He was the husband of Patricia Wytovich Novatnak.
David was a graduate of MMI Prepatory School. He attended Hartford Community College, Palmer Junior College and Luzerne County Community College. He then graduated with his doctor of chiropractic degree from Palmer College, Davenport, Iowa.
He opened the Mount Hope Chiropractic Clinic in Pottsville in 1977 and in Wilkes-Barre in the 1980's. He then opened Doctors' Choice Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in the 1990's. David was also a certified professional coder and a chiropractic consultant.
He also enjoyed bowling and golfing along with his love for chiropractic.
He was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven. He was also a member of the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Society, where he served as the former district president from 1984 to 1985; former president of the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Federation, 1991 to 1994; board member of the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association; former member of the Schuylkill County Chamber of Commerce; and board member of former Pottsville Club.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is surved by a son, Aleksandr Notvatnak, husband of Lindsay, Schuylkill Haven; daughter, Katrina Greenawalt, wife of Ryan, Friedensburg; grandson, Wyatt David Greenawalt; sister Donna Nooney, Hummelstown; father and mother-in-law, Robert and Virginia Bercik Wytovich, Pottsville; brother-in-law, Michael Wytovich, husband of Tammy, Pottsville; a niece and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 1 am at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven, with Monsignor Edward S. Zemanik officiating.
Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.
The family requests donations to Freeland MMI Preparatory School, 154 Centre St., Freeland, PA 18224, or the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Associaton, 1335 N. Front St., Harrisburg PA 17102
Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona, has been entrusted with arrangements, with cremation services provided by Riverside Cremation Services, LLC, Schuylkill Haven.
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