Selected Families and Individuals


Thomas A. Noll

SOMERSET - Thomas A. Noll, 79, of Somerset, died
at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2005, as the result of an
Tom was born Sept. 10, 1925, near Somerset, the son
of the late Edward and Mildred Burgoon Noll.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church; Som-
erset American Legion Leo Ryan Post 58; and New Lexing-
ton Elks 509. He was a Merchant Marine in World War II
and an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict. He retired
after 42 years from Sunny Hill and Peabody Coal Co. and
was a member of United Mine Workers.
Surviving are one son, Thomas A. Noll Jr. of Virginia;
two daughters, Suzanna M. "Sue" Noll of Somerset and
Peggy and Chris Snider of Somerset; three grandchildren,
Coleman, Madison and Sarah Snider; two brothers, Frank
Noll of Junction City and John Albert Noll of Lancaster;
three sisters, Dominica Ballangee of Huntington, W.Va.,
Rita and Martin Wollenberg of New Lexington and Barbara
and Fred Callahan of Somerset; one brother-in-law,
Rodney and Betty Fisher of New Lexington.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by
his wife, Marilyn L. Fisher Noll, who died May 12, 1979, an
infant child; three brothers, Paul, Jim and Mark Noll; and
a sister, Mary Rose Smith.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2005,
at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset with vigil
service at 3 p.m. and Elks service at 5 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m.
Monday, May 23, 2005, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with
Father Tony Breen as celebrant, assisted by the Rev. Mr.
Gene Dawson.
Burial will be in Community Gardens near New Lexington.
Graveside military honors will be provided by Somerset Amer-
ican Legion Post 58.

Marilyn L. Fisher

Wedding announcement:
Miss Marilyn Fisher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Fisher of New Lexington, was married to A-2C Thomas A. Noll, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Noll of Somerset on Monday, October 20 [1952] in St. Rose Catholic church, New Lexington. The bride has been employed by the Kroger company. The bridegroom, who recently returned from Korea, will be stationed at the Cheyenne, Wyoming air base where the couple will live.

James Patrick Noll

According to his death certificate, James Noll was married at the time of his death. The name of his wife is not known.

Paul E. Noll

On 17 Jan 1942, Paul E. Noll of Ohio enlisted in the US Air Corps in Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio. Paull was unmarried at the time and had a grammar school education. He was 5'4" and weighed 122 lbs.

Paul was living in Birmingham, Oakland County, Michigan in 1957.

Paul Noll’s obituary appeared in the Zanesville Times Recorder on 18 Mar 1965. (The newspaper date is incorrectly indexed as 18 Jan 1965 in the Historical Newspaper Collection at

SOMERSET - Paul E. Noll, 46, of Birmingham, Mich., native of Somerset, died at 3 p.m. Tuesday in a Birmingham hospital of a fractured skull sustained six hours before in a fall on a construction project. Noll was a sprinkler fitter by trade and fell while working on a new building.
He was born Nov. 18, 1918, son of Mrs. Mildred Burgoon Noll of Somerset and the late Edward Noll. He was a veteran of World War II.
Surviving in addition to his mother are his widow, Helen, two sons, Joe and Pat; and a daughter, Jane Noll, all of the home; five brothers, James, Frank, Thomas and Mark Noll all of Somerset and Albert of Lythopolis; and four sisters, Mrs. Dominica Ballengee of Huntington, W. Va., Mrs. Rita Wollenberg of New Lexington, Mrs. Barbara Callahan of Grove City and Mrs. Mary Smith of South Zanesville.
The body was taken to Thomas Funeral Home here and where friends may call after 7 p.m. today. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church here with burial in the church cemetery.

John Albert Noll

The wedding announcement of John Albert Noll and Ruth Daughty was published in the Zanesville Times Recorder on 6 Dec 1954:
Miss Ruth Eileen Daughty and John Albert Noll of Somerset were married Saturday, Nov. 13 in St. Aloysius church in Columbus with Rev. Fr. William Maloney reading the double ring ceremony before an altar banked with white mums.
The bride wore a gown styled with a chantilly lace over satin bodice and a yoke of illusion. A Victorian collar and the long pointed sleeves were of lace. The full length skirt of net-over-satin extended into a chapel-length train and was worn over hoops and crinoline. She wore a headdress of sequins and pearls to hold her fingertip-length veil and carried a bouquet of white roses.
Miss Barbara Noll, sister of the bridegroom, was maid of honor and Mrs. Paul Stanley was matron of honor. The bridesmaid was Miss Maryellen Daughty, sister of the bride. Their identically styled gowns were of emerald green taffeta with strapless bodices worn with matching stoles. The floor-length skirts billowed over hoops. They wore matching bandeaux to hold their theatre veils and carried bouquets of yellow roses and bronze chrysanthemums.
Susan William, as flower girl, wore a floor-length gown of rose taffeta.
James Noll was the best man, and ushers were Thomas and Frank Noll. All are brothers of the brothers of the bridegroom.
A wedding breakfast and reception were held at Mrs. Root’s party house.