December 16, 1929-December 2, 2017
Sophie Piekara passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Sapphire at Goshen in the Village of Goshen, NY. She was 87 years old. Daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Matuszewski Pieczontka, she was born December 16, 1929 in Paterson, NJ. Sophie was the widow of Paul J. Piekara, her beloved husband of 66 years who passed away last month. She was a retired Administrative Assistant with Monroe-Woodbury School District, Central Valley, NY, a member of New York State United Teacher's Union (NYSUT), and a member of Sacred Heart Church of Monroe, NY.
Survivors include her son Thomas P. Piekara and his wife Teresa of Westport, CT, her two grandchildren: Charlotte and Jonas; and her three nieces: Virginia Pieczontka Dickson & Paula Pieczontka Templeton and Felicia Serden. Sophie was predeceased by her brother Joseph Pieczontka and sister Anne Labanowski.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 7th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 8th at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe, NY. Interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Pine Island, NY.
Memorial donations may be made to Breast Cancer Research Foundation at https://www.bcrf.org/ or Independent Transportation of America http://itnamerica.org.