Sophie A. Varnish

Sophie A. Varnish June 17, 1927 - September 10, 2013 UNCASVILLE - Sophie A. Varnish, 86, wife of the late Steven Varnish, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. She was born in Norwich on June 17, 1927, the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Konikowski. On August 14, 1948 at St. Joseph Church, Norwich, she married Steven Varnish who passed away on December 29, 2009. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Norwich. Sophie is survived by two daughters; Judy Macht and her husband Alan of Oakdale, and Jane Moreau and her husband Roland of Houston, TX., granddaughter; Erica Macht of Santee, CA and grandson; Keith Macht and his wife Lori of Colchester, two great-granddaughters; Noelle Tollefson and Katelyn Macht, one sister; Anna Cimochowski, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers; Joseph and Frank Konikowski. There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 A.M. on Friday at St. Joseph Church, 120 Cliff St., Norwich. Interment will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Place, 120 Cliff St., Norwich, CT. The family would like to thank the entire staff at Bride Brook Health & Rehabilitation, especially the 2nd floor team for their care and support. To leave an online condolence, please visit as the Labenski Funeral Home is assisting with these arrangements.

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Published in Norwich Bulletin on Sept. 11, 2013