GARDNER- Ruth (Lemmer) Nawotny, 78, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at Heywood Hospital. She was born in Waltham on July 13, 1942, daughter of the late Clarence and Rachel (Lord) Lemmer. She is survived by one daughter, Ann Nawotny of Greenfield; two grandchildren, Tricia Nawotny and Ross Nawotny; four siblings, Virginia Cutler of Fitchburg, MA, Joan Boudreau of Indiana, Susan Tonet of Winchendon, MA, and Robert Lemmer of Winchendon, MA. For many years, Ruth was well cared for by the staff at Gardner Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gardner, MA. There will be no services at this time. To leave an online condolence please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com Mack Family Funeral Home, 105 Central Street, Gardner is assisting with arrangements.