Bertha Sosnowsky

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Mrs. Bertha Ellen Sosnowsky, 96, of Westminster, died Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center. Born October 9, 1918 in Two Harbors, Minnesota, she was the daughter of the late Mike and Liinu Matinlassi Koski. She was the wife of Joseph Sosnowsky, her husband of almost 69 years. Mrs. Sosnowsky was employed as a hospital nurse's aide in Minnesota, then during World War II, worked for the Department of Transportation in Washington, DC, where she met her husband. She was employed with Western Electric in Allentown, PA, and later worked through Homemaker Services, as a home health aide in private homes. She was a long time member of Four Seasons Health Club in Westminster, MD, and along with her husband, a 25-year member of local square dancing and round dancing clubs; Four-County Squares in Winfield, MD and Rossmoor Rounds. They also attended national square dancing conferences in Florida and Washington State. She enjoyed corresponding with her relatives in Finland, whom she and her husband also visited. After retirement they often traveled and enjoyed participating in their son's jewelry business, by selling his work at regional craft fairs and festivals. Mrs. Sosnowsky also enjoyed canning and ethnic cooking and baking. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Geraldine Sosnowsky and husband, Robert McEachern of Annapolis; two sons, Joseph E. Sosnowsky and wife, Virginia of Ocean City, NJ, John M. Sosnowsky and wife, Deborah of Woodsboro; five grandchildren, Gerri Weed, Katie Hardegan, Jeanne Peardon, Jessica Tomcsik and Corrie Sosnowsky; and six great-grandchildren, Andy and Becky Weed, Solomon and Meskele Hardegan, and Sebastian and Lily Tomcsik. She was predeceased by seven brothers, Vilho, Lerku, Jallu, Eino, Uno, Hayri and Eti Koski. The family will receive friends at Carroll Lutheran Village - Krug Chapel, 300 St. Luke Circle, Westminster, on Friday, December 19 from 10 to 11 a.m., where a Catholic funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Pipe Creek Cemetery, near Linwood. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Lutheran Village, Ministry of Caring Endowment Fund, 300 St. Luke Circle, Westminster, MD 21158.



Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 13, 2014
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