Sophie Ann Willand

ANDOVER TWP. - Sophie Ann Willand, 78, of Andover Township, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Newton Medical Center.

Born in Paterson, Mrs. Willand lived in Winter Springs, Fla., before moving to Andover Township. She was self-employed as a florist before her retirement.

The daughter of the late Louis and Anna Filipow, Mrs. Willand is survived by her daughter, Suzanne Willand, of Massachusetts; her son, Scott Willand and his wife, Synda, of Sparta; and three grandchildren, Sharyce, Statler and Steffen.

Arrangements are private and under the direction of Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to Eleventh Hour Rescue, PO Box 218, Rockaway, NJ 07866.

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Published in The New Jersey Herald on Nov. 8, 2012