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Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists
Thursday June 16th, 2022
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Visitation

Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists
Friday June 17th, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Service

Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists
Friday June 17th, 2022
11:00am

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Sophia Sperry-Stanchak

Sophia Sperry-Stanchak (nee Terebeckij), age 76, of Lorain, died Sunday, June 12, 2022, at her residence following a brief illness while under the care of Mercy New Life Hospice.

Born October 19, 1945, in Edling, Germany, she came to Lorain in 1950.  Sophia graduated from Lorain Admiral King in 1963 and received a nursing degree from St. Joseph School of Nursing.

Sophia worked as a nurse at Metro Health in Cleveland for 15 years, followed by 8 years with St. John Westshore in Westlake, retiring in the late 1990’s.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Lorain.  Sophia enjoyed gardening, listening to audio tapes, collecting various items and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are her children, Michael (Karen) Sperry of Sherman, TX, Larissa (Jessie) Medina of Lorain, Dawn (Daniel) Kopronica of Elyria and Stephanie (Roman) Galik of Amherst; 16 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; sisters, Olga Lydick of Kansas, Mary (Thomas) Maziarz-Webb and Anna “Susie” Lopez both of Lorain.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter in 1996; a sister, Dianne Pelton; and a brother, Oris Terebeckij.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with Panachida at 7:00 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  The family will also receive friends on Friday, June 17 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m.  Very Rev. Canon Steven Paliwoda will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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A candle was lit in memory of Sophia Sperry-Stanchak

Tracy Adams-Cryan, Phoenix, AZ Jun 16 2022 1:49 PM

Mike, my heartfelt sympathy at the passing of your mom .
Prayers to God to give peace and comfort you and the family. God bless.

Tracy Adams-Cryan, (Lorain, OH) Phoenix, AZ Jun 16 2022 1:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sophia Sperry-Stanchak

Linda Sperry Osterhouse Jun 16 2022 11:47 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sophia Sperry-Stanchak

Kathy Sevarino Jun 15 2022 4:21 PM

Olga, I'm so very sad to hear about your sister, Sophia. Keeping you and your family in my prayers. Hugs

Mickie Terschak Hayes Jun 15 2022 12:39 AM

Mike, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. May God bless you ..

The Gorham Family - Mesa, AZ Jun 14 2022 7:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sophia Sperry-Stanchak

The Gorham Family - Mesa, AZ Jun 14 2022 7:52 PM

Words however kind can't mend your broken heart but those who care and share in your loss, wish you comfort and peace of mind. We are so sorry for your loss. Stephanie, you and the whole family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Agnieszka Dabek Jun 14 2022 2:21 PM