Sophia Stankiewitch

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Sophia Stankiewitch, 91, of Schuylkill Haven, formerly of Ambler, PA, died on December 1, 2011 at Orwigsburg Center in Orwigsburg, PA. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Stankiewitch. Sophia was born in Tresckow, PA on March 11, 1920 to the late Frank and Mary (Kovalchic) Gronsky. She was a loving homemaker to her family. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Ambler and a long term member of the Alter Guild. Sophia is survived by her 2 sons: Joseph Stankiewitch (Margaret) of Schuylkill Haven, PA and Ronald Stankiewitch (Kathleen) of Lansdale, PA; 3 sisters: Mary DeBellas, Helen Matuszkiewicz and Olga Czarick; 6 grandchildren: Joe, George, Suzy, Maria Elaina, Angela and Bobby; 4 great-grandchildren: Lauren, Ethan, Seth and Trevor. She was predeceased by a son Robert J. Stankiewitch and 2 brothers: John and Leo Gronsky. Services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sophia's memory may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 708 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA 19002. Arrangements are made by Emil J. Ciavarelli Family Funeral Homes, Ambler and Conshohocken. Condolences may be made at www.ciavarellifuneral homes.com.


Published in Montgomery Newspapers on Dec. 6, 2011
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