SOPHIA A. KUFROVICH MUNSTER, IN
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Sophia A. Kufrovich, age 84, passed away March 22, 2014. She is survived by one sister, Katherine King of Collegeville, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews, especially Susan (James) Hermann. Preceded in death by parents: Paul and Mary Kufrovich; six brothers: John, Joseph, Frank, Paul, Stephen, and Bernard; and three sisters: Mary Balutis, Florence Kufrovich, and Agnes Kostelnik. Sophia had been a resident of Munster Med-Inn for the past seven years. Prior to that, she lived in Bourbon, IN, Westmont, IL, and Mahanoy City, PA. Sophia's first career was as a nurse, graduating from Saint Bernard's School of Nursing in Chicago, IL. Following a long illness, she was employed by National Can Co. in Chicago, as well as President of Local 7216 United Steelworkers of America for many years. Friends may meet with the family on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 5310 Hohman Ave., Hammond, IN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Richard Orlinski officiating. Burial private. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 5840 Hohman Ave., Hammond, IN. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Joseph Church Soup Kitchen in Sophia's memory. Sophia will be remembered for her smiling face, loving disposition, and generosity by all who knew her. www.burnskish.com
Burns-Kish Funeral Home and Cremation Services
5840 Hohman Ave. Hammond, IN 46320
Published in The Times on Mar. 28, 2014