Sophie A. Nowack, age 93, of Mamaroneck, NY died on Thursday, February 4, 2010 at the Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle, NY. Born in New York City on December 12, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sofie (Vavrecan) Drgan.
Sophie was a graduate of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, class of 1931. She worked as a cashier in a gift shop /pharmacy for 35 years. Sophie enjoyed a very active social life; spending time with her very dear friends, especially Joe and Monica Montanaro,volunteering and participating at events with the St. Augustine Church community and the local senior center.
Predeceased by her husband Ladislaw Nowack, whom she married in 1934, brothers Frank and Stephen, and sister Anna (Toman). Also, she is predeceased by her son and daughter-in-law, Roberts and Antoinette (Pinto), her granddaughter, Donna and Susan. Sophie is survived by her loving grandson Robert, his wife Gina, great grandchildren Gabrielle and Anthony of Norwalk, CT, and nephew Donald (Shirley) Toman of Pleasantville, NY.
Her family will receive friends on Monday, February 8 from 4 to 8 PM at the O’NEILL LANZA FUNERAL HOME, 422 East Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck, NY. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 9, at 10 AM at Holy Trinity Church, Mamaroneck, NY, with burial to follow at St. Mary cemetery, Port Chester, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to the St. Philip Youth Group, 1 Father Conlon Pl. Norwalk, CT 06851.