In Loving Memory of Sophie T. Puhalla
Sophie T. PuhallaDunmore, PA March 4 1921 ~ October 15, 2018 Date of Service: October 20, 2018
Sophie T. Puhalla, 97, of Dunmore, died Monday afternoon at Allied Services Hospice Center in Scranton. Her husband, Cyril M. Puhalla, preceded her in death on July 7, 2001.
Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late Simon and Bridget Konopka Prusinski, she attended Dunmore schools and enjoyed quilt making and gardening. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Dunmore, and had formerly been a member of St. Casimir's Church, its choir and its Altar and Rosary Society. Her greatest treasures were times spent with her beloved family.
Sophie's family would like to thank the staff of Allied Services Skilled Nursing and Allied Services Hospice Center for all their loving and dedicated care.
Surviving are her sons, Dr. Cyril M.J. Puhalla, of Dunmore; and James J. Puhalla and wife, Diane, of Jefferson Twp.; grandchildren, Christina L. Puhalla; Jonathan R. Puhalla and wife, Lindsey; Alexander A. Puhalla; Heather Puhalla Prehotsky and husband, Nicholas; and Ashley Puhalla Reedy and husband, Jordan; great-grandchildren, Issak and Finley Puhalla; a former daughter-in-law, Donna Puhalla, of Sun City, Fla.; as well as nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a great-grandson, Logan Nicholas Prehotsky; two brothers, Paul and Alex Prusinski; and a half-brother, the Rev Stanley Andrewcziewcz.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Interment, All Saints Cemetery, Hollisterville.
Family and friends may call Saturday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 at the funeral home.