Peacefully surrounded by love at Maple View on Saturday, October 31, 2015, at the age of 93.
Beloved wife of the late John T. Gruszecki. Loving mother of Julie Korab (Michael), Ted (Monique), and Joanne Gruszecki-Owens (Rick). Devoted Babci of John (Marissa), Peter Korab and Stefanie Balcarras (Bryan), Renée Gruszecki (Lawrence Curry), Danielle Gruszecki-Giroux (Patrick), Émilie Gruszecki, Kaitlin and Gregory Owens. Great Babci of Cayden Korab. Sophie joyously looked forward to the arrival of two more great grandchildren in the new year. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Aniela Zurawinski. Dear sister of Stella Wozny (late Stan) and Jas Zurawinski (Patty). Predeceased by her sister Amelia Soltys (late Ray) and her sister-in-law Josephine Paolucci (lateTony). Special friend of the late Julia Korab. Cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Monday November 2, 2015 from 6 – 8 PM. Funeral mass to be celebrated from St. Jeromes Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11 AM. Rev. Pat Woods officiating. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the doctors, nurses and health team of the Group Health Centre, Sault Area Hospital and Pathways. Thank you to the wonderful and compassionate Maple View staff for their care provided to Sophie during her final days.
Sophie was gentle of spirit, kind of heart and will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace Babci.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com