Sophie Rupinski Littleford

Sophie Rupinski Littleford, 78, of Nanticoke went home to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, Jan. 10, 2013, at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by her loving family.

Sophie was born in Nanticoke on Aug. 29, 1934, daughter of the late Anthony and Amelia Stavitski Rupinski.

She was formerly employed by Nanticoke Hospital as a TV hostess and was affiliated with a family business, Lee Littleford Trucking Co.

Sophie was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Alden.

Preceeding her in death were sisters, Lottie Sharo and Cecelia Noviski; brothers, Leonard, John and Anthony (Babe); four nephews and one niece.

Surviving are Lee Littleford Sr.; son, Lee Littleford and wife, June, Wilkes-Barre; daughters, Joan Reinsel and husband, Richard, Cocoa, Fla.; and Karen Hrobak and husband, Joseph, Nanticoke, 13 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Alexandria Paulus, Frances Peters and Marcella Suwalski.

Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday from Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of service Sunday. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 11, 2013