Mildred J. Sosonka, age 87, of Bath, NY, died Thursday, June 17, 2021 peacefully with family at home.
Millie was born January 1, 1934 in Little Falls, NJ. She is the daughter of Jacob and Krestyna (Dutkevich) Kuryllo. She married Walter Sosonka on September 25, 1954 in NJ.
Millie retired from the US Postal Service as a postal clerk. Over the years, Millie was a member of St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Corning and St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Little Falls, NJ. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Millie volunteered in her community through the Corning Food Pantry.
She was a devout and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed being a Girl Scout leader for her daughter's girl scout troop.
Millie is survived by her daughter, Karen (Allan) Tobias of Bath, NY; sons, Gregory (Barbara) Sosonka and Stephen (Sarah) Sosonka; grandchildren; Rebecca (Richard) Sargent, Joshua Tobias, Kimberly (David) Coile, Bryan Sosonka, Kaitlyn Tobias; great-grandchildren, Vienna Sargent, Rome Sargent, and Killian Coile; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Sosonka on February 14, 1986; parents Jacob and Krestyna Kuryllo; brother Joseph Kuryllo; sister, Mary Fox; nephew, Joseph Kuryllo; cousin Antoinette Kuryllo; sister-in-law, Theresa Kuryllo, and brother-in-law, Arthur Fox.
Calling hours will be held from 10 AM til Noon on Friday, June 25th at Haughey Funeral Home, Inc., 216 E. First Street in Corning, and a memorial service to follow at Noon with Father Daniel Mahler officiating. A graveside service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Laurel Grove Cemetery, 295 Totowa Road, Totowa, NJ.
Memorial donations may be made in Millie's name to CareFirst, 3805 Meads Creek Road, Painted Post, NY 14870 or www.carefirstny.org
Haughey Funeral Home in Corning, NY handled the arrangements.