Bazyk, Sophie B., 88, a long-time resident of Coconut Creek, passed on New Year's Day, 2013. Born in Chicago, IL on December 12, 1924, Sophie was predeceased by her best friend and husband of 63 years, Robert; and their son, Richard. Sophie worked alongside her husband at his company as a bookkeeper. She had a talent for growing orchids, and she was an active member of the Coral Springs Orchid Society and the Coconut Creek Garden Club. "Maya" will be missed, and is survived by her loving daughter, Susan; her son-in-law, Jonathan Silver; grandchildren, Joanna (Michael) Dover, Brigitte Silver, and Rebecca Silver; her newborn great-grandson, Ethan Robert; and her siblings, Stella Schaller and Joseph Lykowski. Sophie and her family extend gratitude to Abbey Delray South, their nurses and staff. There will be a wake at the Kraeer Funeral Home on Friday, January 4, 2013 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and the burial service will take place Saturday at the Boca Raton Mausoleum at 11 a.m. Kraeer Funeral Home, 1353 N Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL 33432. 561-395-1800. Please visit us at www.kraeerbocaraton.com.
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Published in Sun-Sentinel on Jan. 3, 2013