Obituary of Sophia Theresa Dudick
Sophia Theresa Dudick, 88 , of Sugar Notch, died Sunday, February 19,
2012, in the Hospice Community Care Unit, Geisinger Hospital South,
Born on December 16, 1923, in Passaic, New Jersey, she was daughter
to the late Frank and Mary Barak Palka. She was a graduate of Harter
High School, Class of 1941. She was a seamstress for the local
garment industry until her retirement. She was a retired union member
of the I.L.G.W.U, and a member of the Holy Family Church, Sugar Notch.
Sophia enjoyed cooking for her family and bingo. She is preceded in
death by her loving husband of forty- two years of marriage, Henry L.
Dudick Sr., brother Frank Palka, and sister Rose Chismar.
Surviving are sons Henry Jr., Nevada, Edward and his wife Anna Mae,
Sugar Notch, Robert and his wife Ellen, Nanticoke, Richard and his
wife Lauren, Hudson; daughter Deborah Patronick and husband Ken,
Wilkes-Barre; sisters Emily Gebhart, Clifton, NJ; Viola Siwiec,
Passaic, NJ; twelve grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren, and
numerous nieces and nephews.
At Sophia's request, funeral services are to be private and held at
the convenience of her family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, Plains.To send flowers to the family of Sophia Dudick, please visit Tribute Store